24 hours in Donbas: Russian mercenaries land five attacks on Ukrainian positions

Source : 112 Ukraine

120 mm mines hit Katerynivka, Luhansk region
12:19, 26 February 2020

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On February 25, Russian militants breached the ceasefire in Donbas five times. The Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that on Wednesday. 

Most of the attacks occurred in the Donetsk region. The enemy used 82 mm mortars to shell Talakivka; grenade launchers and small arms were used in attacks on Pisky. Stationary grenade launchers were used in the area of Novomykhailivka. Pro-Kremlin armed gangs opened fire from 120 mm mortars and heavy machine guns near Krasnohorivka.

In Luhansk region, the enemy used 120 mm mortars to shell Katerynivka.

None of the Ukrainian servicemen were killed or wounded in these attacks. 

Related: Donbas militants violated truce once over day

Earlier, National Guard employees detained a man suspected in the assistance of the pro-Russian militants. The suspect was detained at the checkpoint near Volnovakha during the check of the bus Novotroitske-Mariupol, in the Donetsk region.

As for the middle of February, over 950,000 citizens of occupied territories of Luhansk and Donetsk regions got the Ukrainian biometric passports for traveling abroad, as Deutsche Welle reported, citing Ukraine’s State Migration Service.

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