Donetsk: Terrorist Girkin-Strelkov declares state of siege


Authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) have declared a state of siege in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk on Thursday, ITAR-TASS reports.

“Defense Minister Igor Strelkov has signed a decree on the introduction of a state of siege in the city and mobilization of strategic resources for defense needs,” their announcement said, adding that the move “should soon boost the combat capability of the DPR army and defense capacity of the entire Donetsk People’s Republic.”

The announcement follows martial law and curfew imposed there on July 16, which shuts down the city between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m.

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