In the vicinities of Pisky and Pivdenne, illegal armed formations opened fire on Ukrainian emplacements, using 120 caliber mortars. Not far from Shumy and Pervomaisk, militants firedfrom 82 mm mortars, automatic grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.
In Novhorodske, the enemy opened fire from an infantry fighting vehicle, and near Kamenka, from anti-tank grenade launchers.
Ilyichev added that now Russia's main goal is "to get Kyiv to fully and consistently implement the Minsk agreements."
According to the head of the Department of International Organizations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, it is the implementation of the Minsk agreements that is "the only way" to peace in Donbas.