Donbas update: Militants violate truce along almost entire contact line

11:40, 08 July 2018
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The enemy opened fire 13 times on the positions of Ukrainian Armed Forces in eastern Ukraine's war zone, the report reads.

There were no losses among the Ukrainian troops in the past 24 hours.

In the Luhansk direction, the enemy kept firing from grenade launchers and small arms in the vicinity of the settlements of Staryi Aydar and Krymske. Near Novoluhanske, the enemy opened fire from small arms.

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In the Donetsk direction over the past day, the situation remained tense in the vicinity of Pisky, Novotroyitske and Krasnohorivka where the enemy opened fire at the Joint Forces' positions from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.

Russian mercenaries continue their provocations in the Mariupol area, trying six times to force the AFU to return fire. Employing grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms, the enemy fired at Ukraine positions near the settlements of Shyrokyne, Vodiane and Pyshchevyk.

On Sunday, militants of the Russian occupation forces twice violated the ceasefire. Provocations with the use of small arms were recorded in Mariupol direction. Positions of the Joint Forces near Vodiane and Shyrokyne came under enemy fire.

As reported earlier, on July 5 militants once again thwarted the withdrawal of forces and means in the area of Stanytsia Luhanska.

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