Donbas war update: Ukraine reports one soldier killed in past day
Russia's hybrid military forces in the past 24 hours mounted 13 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action.
"One Ukrainian soldier was killed in the past day. According to intelligence reports, one invader was killed and another two were wounded," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an update published on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on February 21, 2019.
Russian occupation forces opened fire from 82mm and 120mm mortars, weapons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms, attacking the defenders of the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Lebedynske, Vodiane, Shyrokyne, Novo-Oleksandrivka, Khutir Vilniy, Katerynivka, and Novotoshkivske.
"Since Thursday midnight, Russian-led forces haven't attacked Ukrainian positions yet," the report said.