Donetsk, Feb 6 – DAN. DPR armed forces have passed the test of military preparedness, said DPR Operations Command deputy commander Colonel Eduard Basurin.

"In the night of February 5-6 DPR armed forces units had a check of military preparedness for withstanding an attack. The Command assessed units' actions as excellent."

The situation along the contact line deteriorated in the end of January. Kiev shells DPR territory with MLRS Grad and Uragan and heavy artillery. Civilian and military fatalities were reported, dozens have been injured. Massive damage to housing and infrastructure has been recorded. *ot