In Luhansk the situation was calm, but militants increased activity in Donetsk region. One Ukrainian soldier was killed during the fight in Zaitseve said Colonel Oleksandr Motuzyanyk, the spokesman of Presidential Administration on the issues of ATO at the briefing in Information Analysis Center of the National Security and Defense Service, Joinfo.ua reports.
During the past day, militants made a series of provocations near the village of Luganske in Svitlodarsk district, mostly in a day time.
Ukrainian troops have been shelled for 10-minute near Zaitseve from 82-mm grenades. One Ukrainian soldier was killed during the fight in Zaitseve.
Snipers were shooting near Novgorodske. Also, a few minor provocations of the militants were registered in this sector.
The situation remains tensed in the western outskirts of Donetsk. In particular, near the village of Opytne, militants shelled at Ukrainian positions from the 82-mm grenade launchers, anti-tank grenade launchers of various systems.
The greatest number of provocations was reported in the village of Pisky, but no heavy weapons were applied. The militants also fired in Avdiyivka, Krasnohorivka and Mar’inka.
On Mariupol direction the situation is much calmer, the opponent violated the silence only twice. In Granitne militants have carried out one shot from anti-tank rocket launcher, in Shyrokyne they used rocket-propelled grenades and small arms.