Russia's hybrid military forces mounted 31 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas on Saturday, April 21, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA).

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"In the Donetsk sector, the militants opened fire from 120mm mortars and tanks at our fortified positions near the villages of Pavlopil and Pyshchevyk. The aggressor also used 120mm mortars against the defenders of the villages of Vodiane and Novotroyitske, grenade launchers and small arms near the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Hnutove, Vodiane and Nevelske, and heavy machine guns near the villages of Pyshchevyk, Novotroyitske, Chernenko and Talakivka. In addition, the aggressor fired from infantry fighting vehicles and small arms near the town of Krasnohorivka, Butivka coal mine and the village of Lebedynske, while the defenders of Pavlopil and Novotroyitske came under sniper fire," the press center of the headquarters of Ukraine's military operations said in an evening update as of 18:00 on April 21, 2018.

In the Luhansk sector, the Russian occupation forces used 120mm mortars against the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Novo-Oleksandrivka, Katerynivka and Zaitseve, as well as 82mm mortars near the villages of Novoselivka, Luhanske, Novhorodske and Zaitseve. Furthermore, the invaders fired grenade launchers of various systems and small arms near the village of Krymske, grenade launchers near Zaitseve, and heavy machine guns and small arms near Novoselivka.