Ukrainian security forces resumed shelling the village of Semyonovka , located east of Slovyansk (Donetsk region). As a representative of the people’s militia told ITAR-TASS, the shelling is being carried out from the direction of Mount Karachun and the settlement of Krasny Lyman. Columns of armored vehicles, including tanks, are actively attacking Slavyansk As a result of artillery shelling of the village of Cherevkovka near Slavyansk (Donetsk region), Ukrainian security forces damaged four residential buildings on Leningradskaya Street. Almost all of Slavyansk (Donetsk region) was left without electricity after massive shelling by Ukrainian security forces.
Supporters of federalization occupied administrative buildings in three cities of the Donetsk region – Slavyansk, Krasny Liman and Kramatorsk. In Slovyansk, protesters occupied the city council,