: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Russian troops violate ”Minsk ceasefire” 30 times in 24 hours – 3 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 1 wounded

Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 30 times in the past 24 hours, including 10 times in the Mariupol sector, five times in the Donetsk sector and 15 times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters (ATO HQ).

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Three Ukrainian soldiers were killed and another one was injured in the Donbas conflict zone in the last 24 hours It happened in the town of Maryinka during the development of a firing position due to an operation of an explosive device.

”In the Luhansk sector, the enemy fired machine guns, small arms and rocket-propelled grenades on the villages of Novo-Oleksandrivka and Novozvanivka, and the town of Popasna. In addition, a sniper was active in Novo-Oleksandrivka,” the headquarters said.

”The militants also fired 120mm and 82mm mortars on the village of Shyrokyne. The Russian-occupation forces used rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Pavlopil and Shyrokyne. They fired rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the Ukrainian positions in the town of Avdiyivka. Additionally, a sniper was working in the village of Maiorsk,” the report says.

The Ukrainian army spotted 12 enemy drones in the Donbas conflict zone.

“Despite Russian fire, the Armed Forces of Ukraine unswervingly adhere to the Minsk agreements,” the press center said.



  1. To bad the OSCE observers are not around when the shelling and shooting starts. My understanding is that they go back to safe zones every evening and drive to the ceasefire lines each morning.

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  2. I lived in the north, south, east and west of Ukraine. I no longer go because of Putin’s plan to bring it back totally under the x-Soviet Union, such as Belarus, Kaliningrad, Caucus Regions, Caspian Sea border countries as well as other countries who cower to him. He rules some areas but not the buffer zone areas to his west that loathe him and Russia! Visiting Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Austria, the Baltic countries, Poland, Crimea, Czech Republic as well as Western Europe. I have witnessed the hatred these people have for Russia. Poland will join Western Ukraine in war if Putin attacks Ukraine. From central Ukraine west fought against the Red Army in WWII. They will die for independence while our Talker in Chief will do nothing. Crimea is dead! No Russian tourist because they have no rubles to travel. They loved American’s!! They were given propaganda for 50 years and found that we were peace loving people with money to spend. Now the propaganda is back. The Russian and Ukrainian people call it a crisis. The private life is dead.

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