One Ukrainian soldier killed, one wounded in Donbas in past day
In the past 24 hours, Russia's hybrid military forces mounted six attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action and another one as wounded in action.
"A Ukrainian soldier was killed and another one was wounded in the shelling. Joint Forces delivered a proper response to all enemy attacks, having eliminated three invaders and wounded another five," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an update on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on March 23, 2019.
Russian occupation forces opened aimed fire from 82mm and 120mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and sniper and small arms to attack Ukrainian defenders of the villages of Vodiane, Novomykhailivka, Novo-Oleksandrivka, Novozvanivka, and Zolote-1.
"Since Saturday midnight, Russian-led forces haven't attacked Ukrainian positions yet," the report said.