Since the beginning of the day, January 27, pro-Kremlin mercenaries breached the ceasefire in Donbas six times. Press office of Ukraine's Defense Ministry reported that on Wednesday.
In Luhansk region, the enemy attacked Zaitseve and Luhanske, using grenade launchers of various kinds.
In Donetsk region, Russian occupants attacked Ukrainian positions in the outskirts of Avdiivka and Mariinka. Small arms fire was reported there. In Vodyane, the enemy opened fire from an under-barrel grenade launcher.
The Ukrainian side of the Joint Control and Coordination Centre informed OSCE oservers about the facts of ceasefire breach.
None of Ukrainian servicemen were killed or wounded in action.
Meanwhile, the Kremlin states that Russia and the U.S. are facing serious differences in terms of the approach to solution of Donbas conflict. But that doesn't halt the dialogue between them much. Dmitriy Peskov, the Russian presidential press secretary said so as quoted by TASS.
"The used phrases reflect positions of the sides. Of course, different explanations show that there are serious differences in this regard. But they key thing is that there's readiness to continue the dialogue to discuss these differences", he said.