REUTERS

One Ukrainian soldier was killed in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, on Wednesday.

"One member of the Joint Forces was killed as a result of enemy shelling," the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) headquarters said on Facebook in an evening update on June 5.

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"Armed formations of the Russian Federation opened fire on our positions, using hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, small arms and sniper rifles," it said.

In total, there were five enemy attacks over the period under review.

Hot spots were Takakivka, Vodiane, Novohryhorivka, and Zolote-1 (two attacks).

Ukrainian troops fired back. Information about enemy losses is being verified.