As the ATO press service informed, the Russia-backed mercenaries have fired actively on positions of Ukrainian army since 18:00 of Saturday February 27.
The toughest situation was near the village of Krasnohorivka, Donetsk region, where militants 40 times shelled with 82 mm and 120 mm mortars on strongholds of the Ukrainian troops.
In Donetsk sector militants also fired on positions of the Ukrainian troops near the villages of Luhanske, Zaitseve, Pisky, Opytne, Avdiyivka town and Mar’inka. They used small arms, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers of various systems.
Separatists conducted a point-blank fire from grenade launchers and heavy machine guns on fortifications of the ATO forces near Mayorsk and Troitske.
After midnight militants’ attacks somewhat decreased. Around 3 am occupiers fired small arms and grenade launchers on Ukrainian stronghold in Pisky.
As to the situation in Luhansk sector, there were shelling on positions of the ATO forces from 82 mm mortars near the village of Bohuslavske. Pro-Russian mercenaries tried to provoke Ukrainian troops to fire in response.
But the Ukrainian soldiers did not open fire in response for the past day.