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No ceasefire in eastern Ukraine: Russian-separatist forces attack Ukrainian units 25 times

During the last 24 hours the Russian-separatist forces 8 times opened fire on positions of Ukrainian army in the Luhansk sector of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) area, 9 times in the Mariupol sector, 9 times – in the Donetsk sector.
No ceasefire in eastern Ukraine: Russian-separatist forces attack Ukrainian units 25 times

In particular, in the Lugansk area 9 violations of the ceasefire were recorded, according to the information released at the briefing by Lieutenant Colonel Ivan Aryef’yev, the spokesman of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine for ATO issues, Joinfo.ua reports.

The enemy made armed provocations with grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms in the villages of Novooleksandrivka, Novozvanivka and Stanytsia Luhanska. Also, occupiers used infantry combat vehicles in shelling on Ukrainian army’s positions near the villages of Novozvanivka and Novooleksandrivka. According to information published this morning, a spokesman for the press center of the antiterrorist operation, Lieutenant Colonel John Aryef’yev,

In the Mariupol direction 8 violations of the ceasefire were recorded. In particular, militants fired small arms, machine guns and grenade launchers near the villages of Mar’inka, Talakivka, Starohnativka, Vodiane and Shyrokyne. In addition, a sniper fired in Shyrokyne and Mar’inka.

In the Donetsk sector there were 8 attacks. The occupiers fired grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms in the area near Avdiyivka town and the village of Verhnietoretske. Futhermore, the enemy opened fire with 82mm mortars on Avdiyivka and with infantry combat vehicles and anti-aircraft installations on Novhorodske village.

One UAV flight was detected in the area of ​​ATO in the last day.

Despite these provocations, the Armed Forces of Ukraine have strictly observed the ceasefire agreement and the relevant paragraphs of the Minsk Agreements.