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Almost one-hour firefight between militants, ATO troops in Donbas

The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 11 times overnight, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) wrote on Facebook on Friday.

Militants attacked ATO forces 11 times overnight / Photo from UNIAN
Militants attacked ATO forces 11 times overnight / Photo from UNIAN

"From 18:00 on November 12, the militants were firing grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms four times on the town of Krasnohorivka, thrice on the village of Pisky, twice on the village of Opytne, as well as the village of Novoselivka Druha," the report says.

In addition, at about 02:00 Kyiv time, the terrorists started firing mortars on Krasnohorivka, the press center said.

Russian proxies shell Ukrainian positions in Donbas 11 times on Thursday"From 18:25 to 19:15, there was a firefight in the village of Zaitseve in the direction of Artemivsk. The mercenaries were also firing small arms on our positions in the town of Maiorsk.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that the Russian troops were doing everything to disrupt the peace process in the east of Ukraine.

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