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"Yesterday, around 15:00, near the village of Kruta Balka, located in the Donetsk direction, a clash occurred between one of the units of the ATO forces and the militants of the Russian-terrorist forces. The battle lasted for about thirty minutes, and due to the coordinated actions of units of the ATO forces, the enemy was forced to retreat," reads the statement.

As UNIAN reported earlier, according to the ATO Headquarters, 50 ceasefire violations were recorded in Donbas in the past 24 hours, one of them – a military clash.