Since the beginning of the day, January 29, Russian mercenaries landed five attacks on Ukrainian positions. Two servicemen of Ukraine's government forces were wounded in action. The press department of Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that on Friday.
In Opytne and Avdiivka (both in Donetsk region), pro-Kremlin militants opened fire from small arms and grenade launchers of various kinds.
Both combat injuries in the ranks of Ukrainian forces took place as occupants used an UAV to drop a VOG-17, the rocket-propelled grenade on the positions of Joint Forces. The action resulted in injuries of two Ukrainian servicemen. According to the HQ of the Joint Forces Operation, both warriors have been taken to hospital. Their health conditions are satisfactory. The incident took place near Vodyane in Donetsk region.
Earlier, we reported that the first pilot batch of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine from coronavirus is expected in the territory of self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) during this weekend.