Ukrainian troops improve "tactical position" in Luhansk region

14:10, 23 November 2017
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Separate subunits of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) have improved their tactical position in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.

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"The AFU strictly adhere to the Minsk peace agreements, under the provisions of which they can strengthen or re-equip their positions, relocate within the areas defined by these agreements," the ATO HQ said.

Read alsoUkraine reports 2 WIA's amid 12 enemy attacks in last dayThis was done in order to improve the conditions for monitoring the enemy and returning fire in response to provocative shelling by the Russian occupation forces, it said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian civil volunteer and activist Yuriy Mysyagin on Wednesday said the Ukrainian army had liberated several villages and taken control of several strategic heights at the Svitlodarska Duha bulge in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.

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