Russian proxies attack Ukraine 44 times in last day

13:04, 01 January 2017
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 44 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.


In the Mariupol sector, Russia's hybrid military force fired 122mm artillery systems on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Vodiane. They also used 120mm and 82mm mortars near the village of Shyrokyne. Additionally, a sniper was active near the town of Maryinka. Furthermore, the enemy fired rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on the town of Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Vodiane, Shyrokyne, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Chermalyk and Starohnativka.

Read alsoMortar shelling, clash near Popasna: ATO HQ reportIn the Donetsk sector, the militants opened fire from 82mm mortars on the Ukrainian positions near the village of Luhanske, as well as from rocket-propelled grenades and small arms near the town of Avdiyivka, and the villages of Maiorsk, Pivdenne, Zaitseve, Luhanske and Kruta Balka.

In the Luhansk sector, the occupiers fired grenade launchers near the villages of Novozvanivka, Stanytsia Luhanska and Kondrashivka Nova.

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