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Russia's hybrid military forces on April 27 mounted nine attacks on Ukrainian Army positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action.

"The Russian Federation's armed groups violated the ceasefire nine times on April 27. Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded as a result of enemy shelling," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation Headquarters said in an update posted on Facebook as of 07:00 Kyiv time on April 28.

The enemy opened fire, employing proscribed 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and small arms.

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Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the towns of Maryinka and Popasna, and the villages of Opytne, Novoselivka Druha, Katerynivka, Krymske, Pivdenne, and Travneve.

Joint Forces returned fire to each enemy shelling. According to intelligence data, two members of Russia-led forces were killed and another three were wounded on April 27.

"Since Tuesday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions twice near Krymske, using 120mm mortars and grenade launchers of various types," the update said.

No casualties were reported on Tuesday.