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One Ukrainian soldier was killed in action and another two were wounded in Donbas on Monday, according to a report by the Joint Forces Operation Staff as of 18:00 Kyiv time.

The invaders opened fire on Ukrainian positions five times from day-start.

"In the operational area of the "Skhid" ["East"] Grouping, the enemy opened fire from large-caliber machine guns and small arms at positions of the Ukrainian military outside Novomykhailivka, from grenade launchers – near the village of Pavlopil, from grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms – near the village of Starohnativka, and from large-caliber machine guns and small arms – in the area of the village of Chermalyk," the JFO press center wrote on Facebook.

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As a result of criminal attacks by Russian occupation forces, one soldier of the Joint Forces was killed and another two were wounded, according to the report.

At the same time, the press service says the Ukrainian military continue monitoring the enemy along the contact line while observing ceasefire conditions.