The city of Bakhmut
Participants of the trade blockade of Donbass established the first redoubt on the Mariupol direction. This was reported on the page of its headquarters in Facebook.
The fortification, which was called “the Nightingale”, is located in the village of Novotroitsk in the Kiev-controlled part of Donetsk region.
“The garrison of redoubt — the veterans of the battalion “Donbass”, “Aidar” volunteer movement, the OUN (Organization of Ukrainian nationalists, banned in Russia), UNSO (Ukrainian national self-defence, is prohibited in Russia) and social activists,” reads the post. It also specifies that the tasks of the garrison — the overlap of trade and the flow of contraband in the direction Donetsk — Mariupol.
The headquarters added that plans to expand the network of redoubts.
Earlier in February, the blockade blocked the railway Yasinovataya (under the control of militias), Kostiantynivka (under the control of the Armed forces of Ukraine). Before that, they “freeze” movement on the railway tracks near the town of Bakhmut Donetsk region (the road leads to Gorlovka on the territory of DND).
Trade embargo began in January. Her supporters, including a number of deputies of the Verkhovna Rada are against trade with the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics. Because of their actions from the region stopped exporting coal, which led to an emergency regime in the energy sector in the country.