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Ukraine News Today Apr. 15, 2017: Donbas militants attack Ukraine 16 times on Saturday; Ukrainian schoolgirl wins European Mathematical Olympiad

Ukraine News Today: Donbas militants attack Ukraine 16 times on Saturday; Ukrainian schoolgirl wins European Mathematical Olympiad
Ukraine News Today Apr. 15, 2017: Donbas militants attack Ukraine 16 times on Saturday; Ukrainian schoolgirl wins European Mathematical Olympiad

Donbas militants attack Ukraine 16 times on Saturday

Russia’s hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 16 times on April 15, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters, Joinfo.com reports with reference to UNIAN.

In the Mariupol sector, the enemy fired 120mm mortars, grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns on the defenders of the town of Maryinka. The militants also shelled anti-tank grenade launchers on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Pavlopil, as well as heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Chermalyk. The Ukrainian Marines near the village of Vodiane came under fire from grenade launchers and heavy machine guns, and from small arms near the village of Shyrokyne. Additionally, enemy snipers were active near Mar’inka.

In the Donetsk sector, the Russian occupation forces used grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns against the Ukrainian army near the village of Pisky, as well as small arms near the village of Kamianka. The defenders of the village of Opytne were attacked with heavy machine guns. Furthermore, enemy snipers were working near the village of Troyitske.

In the Luhansk sector, the Russian-backed militants opened fire from automatic grenade launchers on the defenders of the village of Lobacheve. In addition, they used small arms against the defenders of the village of Novo-Oleksandrivka.

“Despite armed provocations, the Ukrainian army strictly observed the ceasefire and did not fire back,” the press service said.

Ukrainian schoolgirl wins European Mathematical Olympiad

Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has congratulated Olha Shevchenko, the schoolgirl of Kharkiv school №45, on the victory in the European Mathematical Olympiad.

“Ukrainians are the smartest! Olha Shevchenko from Kharkiv impressed Europe with her knowledge of mathematics and won the European Mathematical Olympiad. Super! Keep it up!” Groysman noted.

This year, the annual European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad was held in Zurich, Switzerland.