Russian/rebel troops in the area of Bakhmut road have
used a new missile system against the Ukrainian army, Prava sprava NGO
head Dmytro Snehiriov writes.
Popasna was the town where the Russian tested their new weapon for the first time.
New 220-mm missiles leave much bigger craters than Grad missiles or mortar mines.
The new missile battery has completed testing in Russia, military design bureau Splav Mykola Makarovets confirmed.
After the testing in Russia, Moscow decided to use the new weapon in Donbas, the expert said.