Russian militants shelled a bus in Olenivka and launched 25 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in Donbas over the past day. One Ukrainian soldier was killed, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarter.View map in full size
In Mariupol sector, Russian militants used grenade launchers and small arms to shell Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol), Pavlopol (30 km northeast of Mariupol), and Talakivka (20km north-west of Mariupol).
In Donetsk sector, Russian militants shelled Ukrainian positions from grenade launcher and small arms fire in Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk) and Zaitseve (67km north-north-east of Donetsk).
In Luhansk sector, the same types of weapons were used to fire at Novozvanivka (70km west of Luhansk) and Stanytsia Luhanska (16km north-east of Luhansk).
Russian militants attacked Ukraine 19 times on January 20, 2017, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarter.View map in full size
In the Luhansk sector Russian militants attacked Krymske, and shelled from mortar launchers and grenade launchers during the day. They launched 19 mortar shells at our positions within 30 minutes. Russian militants opened fire from grenade launchers in Novozvanivka around midnight. The attacks were mostly sporadic. In total, 3 militants’ attacks took place in the Luhansk sector yesterday, and 2 of them involved use of heavy armor.
In the Donetsk sector the Russian militants conducted a number of attacks in Aviivka using heavy machine guns and grenade launchers of various systems. Moreover, Russian militants violated the ceasefire north of Horlivka and at the Svitlodarsk bulge. No heavy armor was used. In total, 5 hostile attacks took place in the Donetsk sector yesterday.
In the Mariupol sector Russian militants were active only in southernmost area – in Hnutove, Vodiane and Shyrokyne. Sporadic attacks at Ukrainian positions happened there both during the day and at night, and no heavy armor was used. In total, Russian militants conducted 11 attacks in the Mariupol sector in the last 24 hours.