Russian proxies attack Ukrainian troops five times overnight

11:00, 29 September 2015
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The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine five times overnight, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) wrote on Facebook on Tuesday.


Last night, the militants were firing rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns on the Ukrainian fortified positions in the village of Zaitseve outside the town of Artemivsk.

"In addition, at about 20:00 Kyiv time, the Russian proxies started firing small arms near the village of Travneve. At 22:50 Kyiv time, they started firing heavy machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades on our units in the village of Maiorske," the report says.

At 20:25 Kyiv time, the occupiers started firing small arms on ATO forces in the village of Stariy Aidar in Luhansk region.

"From midnight to 06:00 on September 29, the Kremlin-backed mercenaries were not using weapons along the demarcation line," the press center said.

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