Since the beginning of the day, February 19, Russian militants have breached the ceasefire in Donbas three times. Press office of Ukraine's Defense Ministry reported that on Friday evening.
In Donetsk region, the enemy attacked Ukrainian positions near Pivdenne, using automatic grenade launchers and small arms. The mercenaries also opened fire from automatic and hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers near Luhanske.
In the vicinities of Zaitseve, illegal armed units of the Russian Federation opened fire on Ukrainian positions, using 120 mm mortars.
Ukrainian forces opened fire in return.
Ukrainian officers from the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination sent the report to the OSCE monitoring mission. No combat losses were observed over the day.
As we reported earlier, on February 18, Russian militants have twice breached the ceasefire in Donbas.
In Donetsk region, the enemy attacked Ukrainian positions near Pivdenne, using heavy machine gun. In Luhansk region, the mercenaries opened fire near Shumy. The Ukrainian side reported the use of anti-tank grenade launcher, small arms and sniper rifles.