Enemy offensive in Donbas: fierce battle over, Ukraine retains positions, but suffers losses – JFO HQ

11:40, 18 February 2020
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Ukraine has not lost its ground, but suffered losses, the Joint Forces Operation HQ said on Facebook.

In particular, one Ukrainian has been killed and another four have been wounded, the press center says.

It is noted the Ukrainian units delivered an adequate fire response to the enemy offensive and retained full control over the situation.

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At the same time, one invader was killed and another five were seriously wounded.

"The enemy requested a ceasefire," reads the report.

Reserve units from the Joint Forces are in full combat readiness. The situation is fully controlled.

"We continue to defend Ukraine from the aggressor," the JFO HQ said.

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