ATO HQ update: Russian proxies attack Ukraine only six times in last day

09:30, 02 May 2016
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The situation in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, remains relatively stable with only six registered "cases of the use of weapons by militants" in the last day, according to the press service of the ATO headquarters.

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"In the past 24 hours, the combined Russian-separatist forces in Donbas were observing the truce almost along the entire contact line. A total of six cases of the use of weapons by militants were registered, most of them were indiscriminate shelling," the ATO HQ said on Monday morning.

Read alsoATO HQ reports Easter ceasefire in DonbasIn particular, yesterday, several random shots were recorded from the side of temporarily occupied territory in the militant-controlled city of Donetsk and in the areas near the village of Shyrokyne close to the Ukrainian-controlled strategic port city of Mariupol.

"But late last night the militants twice aimed at the Ukrainian positions near the village of Hranitne, using under-barrel grenade launchers and anti-aircraft weapons. The Ukrainian side did not fire back," it said.

Read alsoRussian-made UAV downed by Ukraine troops in Donetsk regionWhat is more, an enemy reconnaissance drone flying in Luhansk region was spotted on May 1.

No violation of the ceasefire in Donbas has been registered since the beginning of May 2.

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