On April 1, pro-Kremlin illegal armed units shelled Ukrainian positions in Donbas six times. One Ukrainian serviceman was injured in action, Joint Forces Operation HQ reports.
In Donetsk region, Russian occupants opened fire in Starohnativka and Vodyane. They used grenade launchers and small arms. In Luhansk region, the enemy attacked Ukrainian military emplacements in Svitlodarsk, Luhanske and Zolote-4; they opened fire from small arms, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. In Shumy, the militants also fired grenade launchers.
Meanwhile, the Russian Federation is ready for large-scale provocations against Ukraine; that, in particular, includes an option of invasion into the country's territory. This is mentioned in the statement of Chief Intelligence Department of Ukraine's Defense Ministry.
"(...) the Russian Federation completes preparation of certain events, aiming to provoke our country to respond with force to hostile actions of occupants on the contact line in eastern Ukraine, enhancement of Russian military presence on the territory of so-called DNR and LNR (Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republic, - 112 International), bringing regular units of Russian Armed Forces", reads the message.