On July 23, Russian mercenaries attacked Ukrainian military emplacements in Donbas combat area twice. The enemy fired automatic grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms, Ukraine's Defense Ministry reports.
In Donetsk region, the illegal armed gangs opened fire in Starohnativka, in Luhansk region - in Prychepylivka.
None of Ukrainian soldiers were killed or wounded in action over the day.
Earlier, we reported that the trilateral contact group agreed on a simultaneous opening of two new entry-exit checkpoints in Donbas. The assumed deadline is November 10, 2020, reads the OSCE report.
"Members of the work group confirmed they were ready to open two new entry-exit checkpoints on the contact line", reads the message.
The checkpoints in Zolote and Schastya (both in Luhansk region) are supposed to start working no later than November 10.
On June 10, the Ukrainian side resumed the work of two of five checkpoints in the Joint Forces Operation - Mariinka and Stanytsia Luhanska. On June 20, Olenivka checkpoint got back to work, just for one day.