Russian-led forces mounted seven attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, in the last 24 hours.

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"No Ukrainian army casualties have been reported in the past day," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on December 20, 2018.

Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire from grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns and small arms as they attacked the defenders of the towns of Maryinka and Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Novotroyitske, Novomykhailivka, Chermalyk, and Pavlopil.

"Since Thursday midnight, Russian-led forces haven't attacked the Ukrainian positions yet," the report said.