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Russia's hybrid military forces mounted 60 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas in the past 24 hours, with seven Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA).

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"Thanks to the 'active defense,' the Ukrainian troops managed to eliminate six militants, while another one was wounded," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on May 18, 2018.

The enemy used mortars near the village of Troyitske (Luhansk region), as well as the towns of Svitlodarsk and Avdiyivka, and the villages of Novoluhanske, Zaitseve, Opytne, and Vodiane (Donetsk region), the report says.