Russian-led forces mount nine attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas since Wednesday midnight

23:45, 28 August 2019
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"The armed forces of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries have violated the ceasefire nine times since the beginning of the current day, August 28," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in an evening update posted on Facebook.

The enemy opened fire from proscribed 120mm and 82mm mortars, cannons installed on infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms. Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the villages of Lebedynske, Pavlopil, Vodiane, Shyrokyne, Novoluhanske, Zaitseve, Novotoshkivske, Pivdenne, and Mayorsk.

According to the update, there have been no casualties among the Ukrainian military since Wednesday midnight.

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