One Ukrainian soldier killed, 17 wounded in Donbas conflict zone in last day
One Ukrainian soldier has been killed and another 17 wounded in the Donbas conflict zone in the last day, National Security and Defense Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at a briefing in Kyiv on Wednesday.
As UNIAN reported earlier, Russian-backed militants have attacked Ukrainian army positions times 75 times over the last 24 hours.
There has been a marked increase in the number of attacks by the militants on Ukrainian forces in recent days, according to reports from the Ukrainian military. Ukraine declared a ceasefire on December 9, but it has been violated numerous times, with both sides blaming each other for the continued fighting.