: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Russian militants attack Ukraine 33 times in last day

Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 33 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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In the Mariupol sector, the occupiers fired artillery systems on the village of Lebedynske, and mortars on the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Novotroyitske, Shyrokyne, Taramchuk, Berezove and Lebedynske. The militants also opened fire from grenade launchers of different systems on the village of Talakivka, as well as from rocket-propelled grenades and infantry fighting vehicles on Berezove and Novotroyitske.

In the Luhansk sector, Russia`s hybrid military force fired mortars and grenade launchers on the villages of Novozvanivka, Stanytsia Luhanska and Novo-Oleksandrivka. They also fired rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the village of Syze. Additionally, a sniper was active in Stanytsia Luhanska.

In the Donetsk sector, the enemy fired 122mm artillery systems on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Luhanske, which is in the area of the Svitlodarska Duha. The occupiers also used grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns on Luhanske and the town of Avdiyivka.


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