Donbas conflict: Situation stabilized

Enemy attacks noticeably decreased

23:51, 19 April 2017

Ukrainian photo

Situation in Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone has stabilized. Thus, Russia-backed occupation forces attacked Ukrainian Armed Forces 8 times since midnight. This was reported by ATO HQ on Facebook.

In Mariupol direction, enemy fired at Krasnohorivka using 82 mm mortars. Vodiane was attacked from IFV, anti-tank grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms, while automatic grenade launchers were used near Pavlopil. Militants fired IFV and small arms at Shyrokyne.

In Donetsk direction, positions near Luhanske were attacked by the enemy from automatic grenade launchers and small arms. 

Despite armed provocations by Russia-backed occupation forces, Ukrainian defenders were strictly adhering to ceasefire regime and did not return fire.

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