The situation in the ATO area remains tense. The enemy's continuing violations of the ceasefire. During the day, the Russian occupation forces opened fire 27 times on positions of Ukrainian army.
The most difficult situation today remains in Donetsk area. With heavy artillery caliber 152 and 122 mm, 120 mm mortars, grenade launchers, machine guns and large-caliber small arms enemy fired near Avdiivka. Also, mortars and machine-gun fire they used in Luganske and Pisky.
In Mariupol direction Mariinka and Krasnogorivka were fired from mortars. In Starohnativka militants applied small arms and automatic grenade launchers, as well as sniper fire.
Number of provocations by occupiers in the areas of settlements Avdiivka and Starohnativka increased, so Ukrainian defenders were forced to open fire in response.