Ukrainian Forces Launch Armored Attack on Slaviansk Suburbs

Ukraine Tank

Ukrainian forces are using tanks for the first time in the course of the two-month standoff between self-defense forces in the city of Slaviansk and the Ukrainian army, a source in the headquarters of the independence supporters told RIA Novosti Friday.

“Tanks are currently attacking Slaviansk in two directions – from Krasnyi Liman (a city north of Slaviansk) and Semyonovka (Slaviansk eastern suburb),” the source said.

According to independence supporters three or four tanks are currently stationed in Semyonovka which was earlier attacked with self-propelled mortars.

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