On December 29, Russian mercenaries landed seven attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas. They used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. The Defense Ministry's press office reported that on Monday morning.
In Donetsk region, the enemy attacked Mykolaivka, Vasylivka, Mariinka and Shyrokyne. In Luhansk region, they opened fire in Luhanske.
None of the Ukrainian warriors were wounded or killed in combat.
As is known, on December 29, Ukraine and representatives of the militant-held Donbas exchanged prisoners; these are political prisoners, POWs and civilians, some of which were not even convicted. The venue was Mayorske checkpoint in Donetsk region. Ukraine passed 127 people to the non-controlled territory, and the Russian mercenaries passed 76 people to Ukraine; 12 of these were military servicemen. Another 14 people refused to be exchanged.
Washington, Paris and Berlin already welcomed the exchange between Ukraine and the occupied Donbas.