A Ukrainian soldier dies of wounds after shelling in Donbas / Photo from UNIAN

A Ukrainian soldier has died of a gunshot wound in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.

"Today, May 26, the Russia-led occupation forces have once again violated the ceasefire and shelled Ukrainian defenders in Donbas. The enemy used large-caliber machine guns and rifles. Unfortunately, one member of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has received a fatal gunshot wound," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) said in an evening update on May 26.

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The Command expressed their condolences to the victim's relatives and friends and assured that the invaders would be punished for their crimes.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Russia's hybrid military forces on May 25 mounted 16 attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas.