LIVE: 100k Troops Mobilised In Ukraine, Russians Launch Rockets (Video)

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Shelling BOOMS over Donetsk as fighting intensifies.

The video shows a live camera in the Northwestern part of Donetsk (Kievskiy district), pointed towards Donetsk airport. DNR forces have given Ukraine troops ultimatum to ‘leave Donetsk airport by 17.00 or die’.

Under a decision by the National Security and Defense Council of December 20, 2014, a fourth mobilization wave will begin on January 20, and two more will be held in April and June.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree on another mobilization. He put his signature to the document at a meeting with the heads of regional authorities. “I have handed it over to parliament, because it requires approval by the national legislature,” Poroshenko said.

On January 8, Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said that in 2015 about 104,000 men may be mobilized, if need be.

Ukrainian General Staff spokesman Volodymyr Talalai said that women aged 25 through 50 might be drafted into the army, if necessary.

We will keep you updated with this story as it progresses.