Donetsk, Jun 12 – DAN. Ukrainian statements on capturing territory west of Donetsk are not true, said DPR People's Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin.

"Reports saying that Ukrainian armed formations have intensified helling are true, I confirm. Reports o their advance to Maryinka are not true."

DPR People's Militia are keeping their positions.

Earlier Ukraine said its army have occupied new positions as they advanced in Maryinka, west of Donetsk. *ot