"A military clash with the enemy combat unit of at least 30 militants took place in the same sector. The Ukrainian troops took the fight and repelled the enemy. The militants had to retreat, suffering losses," the report says.
Another military clash took place near the town of Schastia in Luhansk region. "The group of at least ten militants suffered the same outcome of the battle. The attackers had to retreat to their starting line, taking their dead and wounded," the press center said.
In addition, the press center said that the armed provocations against the Ukrainian military had become longer in other sectors of the demarcation line. "In particular, the enemy continued shelling near the villages of Pisky, Opytne, and to the south of the town of Avdiyivka. On Monday, the occupiers fired anti-aircraft guns and 82mm mortars on the town of Krasnohorivka," the report reads.
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In the Mariupol sector, the enemy fired 82mm mortars in the direction of our positions near the village of Starohnativka.
"In general, the pro-Russian hybrid gangs violated the ceasefire 39 times in the Donbas conflict zone in the last day. From midnight, the militants have already violated the ceasefire six times. All of them were recorded near Pisky, Opytne and Avdiyivka, where the enemy used small arms, heavy machine guns and grenade launchers of various systems," the press center said.