REUTERS

"The armed forces of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire 17 times on April 28. One Ukrainian soldier was killed 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 29.

The enemy engaged Ukrainian positions with 152mm and 122mm artillery systems, 120mm and 82mm mortars, grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and rifles.

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Under attack came Ukrainian positions near the town of Popasna, and the villages of Kamianka, Opytne, Pavlopil, Starohnativka, Krymske, Khutir Vilny, Orikhove, Novoluhanske, Novotoshkivske, and Zaitseve.

In addition, the enemy shelled disengagement site No. 3 Bohdanivka-Petrivske twice, using heavy machine guns and small arms. The Ukrainian military did not return fire, thus adhering to truce agreements.

According to intelligence data, two members of Russia-led forces were wounded on April 28.

"Since Wednesday midnight, Russia-led forces have attacked Ukrainian positions twice near the villages of Verkhniotoretske and Novotoshkivske, using tripod-mounted man-portable antitank guns, an anti-aircraft gun, an 82mm mortar, and heavy machine guns," the update said.

No casualties were reported on Wednesday.