On December 13, Russian mercenaries landed nine attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas. Press office of Ukraine's Defense Ministry reported that.
In Luhansk region, the enemy shelled Pivdenne, using 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. Next to Katerynivka, occupants opened fire from grenade launchers.
In Donetsk region, the militants fired grenade launchers while attacking Vodyane. In the vicinities of Hnutove, pro-Kremlin mercenaries opened fire from heavy machine guns and small arms.
No casualties have been observed among Ukrainian troops.
Ceasefire has been observed all over combat area since the early morning of December 14.
“I held a working meeting with the British Ambassador to Ukraine Melinda Simmons ... she informed that 241 Ukrainian citizens are held captive in the temporarily occupied territories of Donbass", Denisova said.
The Ombudsman also asked the ambassador to influence the International Committee of the Red Cross so that they strengthen their position regarding admission to the uncontrolled territories.
Earlier, representatives of the unrecognized "Donetsk People's Republic" said that it was impossible to exchange prisoners between Kyiv and certain areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions by the end of this year.