This was reported in the Ministry of Defense.

“In the Donetsk direction, in the course of successful offensive operations, the volunteers of the assault detachments, with fire support from the missile forces and artillery of the “Southern” group of forces, liberated the settlement of Nikolaevka of the Donetsk People’s Republic,” the report says.

Earlier, volunteer detachments, with the support of the Russian Armed Forces, liberated the village of Blagodatnoye in the Donetsk People's Republic.