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Russian-led forces have mounted eight attacks on Ukrainian army positions in Donbas since Saturday midnight, with one Ukrainian soldier reported as wounded in action.

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"The armed forces of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries have violated the ceasefire eight times since the beginning of the current day, October 19. One Ukrainian soldier was wounded as a result of the shelling," 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, 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 Verkhniotoretske, Talakivka, Zolote-4, Zaitseve, and Krymske.

"The units of the Joint Forces adhere to the ceasefire and are ready for any insidious and provocative actions of the enemy," reads the report.