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Russia's hybrid military forces mounted nine attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas on December 15, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and another one as wounded in action (WIA).

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"One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another one was wounded from 07:00 to 18:00 Kyiv time," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an update on Facebook.

The enemy opened fire from grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns and small arms at the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Stanytsia Luhanska, Vodiane and Chermalyk.

What is more, the enemy used 120mm and 82mm mortars against the Ukrainian positions near the villages of Vodiane and Hnutove.

The situation in the area of the Joint Forces Operation remains under control of Ukrainian troops.