Since the beginning of the day, Russian mercenaries attacked emplacements of the Ukrainian military seven times. They opened fire from small arms.
According to the Joint Forces Operation, in Donetsk region, the enemy opened fire in the areas of Mariinka and Avdiivka. They used anti-tank and under-barrel grenade launchers, as well as small arms.
In Luhansk region, the enemy used 120 mm mortar to shell Krymske. In the area of Orikhove, they opened fire from heavy machine guns, grenade launchers and small arms.
None of Ukrainian soldiers were killed or wounded in combat on June 18.
Armed Forces of Ukraine received the first batch of modernized UAVs, Spectator M-1. According to state-run defense enterprise Ukroboronprom, the drone is designed for aerial reconnnaissance.
The device boasts of better radioelectronic warfare protection and better aerodynamic specifications than its predecessors. Stealth capabilities have been also improved.
At that, the drone can be used for monitoring of the border, search and rescue operations, monitoring of water and forest areas. It can stay in the air for about two hours, covering the area of 30 kilometers.