Donbas invaders violate silence 25 times in past day, Ukraine reports

10:40, 22 June 2019
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Russian proxies seven times used 120mm and 82mm mortars proscribed by the Minsk agreements.

The enemy also opened fire on Ukrainian defenders from grenade launchers of various types, weapons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, as well as large-caliber machine guns, and small arms.

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In the area of ​​responsibility of the Skhid [East] operational-tactical grouping, the enemy 16 times attacked JF positions: near the village of Opytnee, Avdiyivka, Vodiane, Shyrokyne, Novotroyitske, Pisky, Novomykhailivka, Novoselivka Druha, and Krasnohorivka.

In the area of ​​responsibility of the Pivnich [North] operational-tactical grouping, the positions of Ukrainian defenders were fired upin nine times: near Luhanske, Novoluhanske, Pivdenne, Katerynivka, Zaitseve, and Novhorodske.

Each enemy attack saw an "adequate response" as Joint Forces engaged the adversary using arms not prohibited by the Minsk agreements.

According to intelligence reports, on June 21, four occupiers were injured in action.

From day-start on Saturday, June 22, the enemy fired three times at JF positions near Vodiane, Starohnativka, and Shyrokyne.

Joint Forces keep the situation along the line of demarcation under control, while respecting the conditions of the ceasefire deal, the press center notes.

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