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"The situation in Avdiyivka is uneasy. However, it is completely controlled by the AFU and the local authorities. The soldiers are in their positions and ready to repel the enemy in case of any offensive," Defense Ministry speaker for Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv on Friday, February 10.

Read alsoOSCE announces lack of information regarding withdrawal of weapons near Avdiyivka"I would also note a threat of an offensive exists not only in Avdiyivka. It can happen along the entire contact line in the Anti-Terrorist Operation zone. Our task is to beef up our defense, observation posts, and be ready to repel the enemy," he said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 61 times in the past 24 hours.