Since the beginning of the day, Russian mercenaries landed six attacks on positions of the Ukrainian military, using the weapons of banned calibers. The Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that on May 5.
In the Donetsk region, the enemy used 82 mm mortars to shell the emplacements near Nevelske. Near Pavlopol and Bohdanivka, hostile combatants opened fire from small arms, heavy machine guns, and anti-tank grenade launchers.
In the Luhansk region, pro-Kremlin armed gangs used automatic grenade launchers and sniper rifles to open fire near Orikhove. Grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms were used in attacks on Krymske.
None of the Ukrainian servicemen were injured or killed in action.
Leonid Kuchma, the second President of Ukraine will be leading this country's delegation for negotiations in the Minsk trilateral contact group. The President's Office press department reported that on May 5, as President Volodymyr Zelensky signed the respective decree.
The next session of the Minsk trilateral contact group is supposed to take place on May 14. The working subgroups will hold a meeting several days before that.