On August 17, Russian mercenaries attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas five times. One Ukrainian fighter was wounded in action; press office of the Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that on August 17.
In the vicinities of Prychepylivka, the enemy opened fire from small arms; in Vodyane, militants fired 120 mm mortars.
In Pisky, the pro-Kremlin proxies fired automatic, stationary and underbarrel grenade launchers, as well as heavy machine guns and small arms.
A hostile UAV Orlan-10 flied over the combat area in Luhansk region; it crossed the division line.
The wounded Ukrainian serviceman is now at the hospital. His condition is satisfactory.
In Donetsk region, between the evenings of 13 and 15 August, the SMM recorded 225 ceasefire violations, including 53 explosions. In the previous reporting period, it recorded 13 ceasefire violations in the region. In Luhansk region, between the evenings of 13 and 15 August, the Mission recorded 287 ceasefire violations, including 18 explosions. In the previous reporting period, it recorded 17 ceasefire violations.