Defense Ministry, Ukraine

Russia's hybrid military forces on May 24 mounted 12 attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.

"The Russian Federation's armed formations violated the ceasefire 12 times in the past day," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in a Facebook update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on May 25, 2020.

Russia-led forces opened fire, employing proscribed 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and rifles.

Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the towns of Avdiyivka and Krasnohorivka, and the villages of Kamianka, Novotroyitske, Starohnativka, Vodiane, Orikhove, and Novoluhanske.

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Joint Forces returned fire to each enemy shelling. According to intelligence data, two members of Russia-led forces were killed and another two were wounded on May 24.

"Since Monday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions near the town of Maryinka and the village of Pisky, using 120mm mortars and tripod-mounted man-portable antitank guns," the update said.

No casualties were reported among Ukrainian troops over the period under review.