Since the begninning of the day, Russian mercenaries have twice breached the ceasefire in Donbas combat area. The enemy used Minsk-banned weapons to attack Ukrainian positions, reports Ukraine's Defense Ministry.
Not far from Vodyane, the occupants opened fire from 120 mm mortars and heavy machine guns.
In the area of Pavlopil, Russian mercenaries opened fire from grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.
Ukrainian troops took no losses during the day.
Earlier, press secretary of President Zelensky, Serhiy Nikoforov claimed that Ukraine has been endorsing the creation of a new subgroup in the Trilateral Contact Group for solving Donbas conflict. He said so during the briefing.
According to Nikiforov, the new subgroup should focus on reclaiming control over the state border of Ukraine.
"The president's office insists on the need to activate the work on the release of people and opening of checkpoints. We also need to create the new subgroup that is going to work on Ukraine's regaining control over the state border", he said.