Ukraine calls on international community to put more pressure on Russia over escalation in Donbas
Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) calls on the international community to put more pressure on Russia over recent escalation in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.
"Russia needs destabilization of Ukraine. 61 attacks, mortars used. 7 UA WIA [wounded in action]. Urge partners exert more pressure on Ru," MFA press secretary Mariana Betsa wrote on Sunday, April 29.
Russia needs destabilization of Ukraine. 61 attacks, mortars used.7 UA WIA. Urge partners exert more pressure on Ru pic.twitter.com/KYBqo5emAT— Mariana Betsa (@Mariana_Betsa) April 29, 2018
As UNIAN reported earlier, seven Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, in the past day: four of them were wounded in action and another three sustained combat-related injuries. The total number of attacks the Russian-led forces mounted on the Ukrainian army since 06:00 Kyiv time on April 28 was 61 incidents, the press center of the headquarters of Ukraine's military operations reported on Facebook on Sunday morning.
The enemy used proscribed weapons, namely 122mm artillery systems and 120mm mortars.