REUTERS

Russia's hybrid military forces in the past 24 hours mounted 11 attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action, and another two as wounded in action.

"One Ukrainian soldier was killed in action and another two were wounded in the past day. Each enemy provocation saw an adequate response. According to intelligence reports, one occupier was wounded," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an update posted on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on May 15, 2019.

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Russian occupation forces opened fire from 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, as well as sniper and small arms. Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the villages of Lebedynske, Vodiane, Shyrokyne, Pavlopil, Shumy, Novo-Oleksandrivka, Novozvanivka, Mayorsk, and Luhanske.

"From midnight on Wednesday, Russia-led forces attacked Ukrainian positions near the town of Maryinka, and the villages of Pavlopil and Hnutove, using 120mm and 82mm mortars, automatic grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms. There were no casualties among the Ukrainian military [on Wednesday]," the report said.