Russia's hybrid military forces on September 4 mounted 12 attacks on Ukrainian Army positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA).

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"The armed forces of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the ceasefire 12 times on September 4. One Ukrainian soldier was killed as a result of enemy shelling," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation Headquarters said in an update posted on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on September 5.

The enemy opened fire from proscribed 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 town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Vodiane, Opytne, Verkhniotoretske, Pavlopil, Mayorsk, Shumy, Pivdenne, Zaitseve, Khutir Vilniy, and Novhorodske.

"From Wednesday midnight, Russia-led forces have opened fire on Ukrainian positions three times near the villages of Talakivka, Zaitseve and Pivdenne, using 120mm mortars, heavy machine guns and small arms," the report said.