Donetsk, Mar 11 – DAN. Members of the Azov Ukrainian nationalistic armed formation, banned in the DPR, have set up positions in civilian objects of Mariupol, DPR Defence's deputy chief of staff Eduard Basurin said.

A number of positions have been organized in the church at Karasyevskaya 22 in the city centre, in the boarding school at Azovstalskaya 150, and in residential multi-storey flat blocks at Olimpiskaya 77 and 79 (east of the city).

Fire positions of artillery units have been reported near kindergartens No 155 and 126 at the Voinam-osvoboditelyam street. *ot