On March 22, Russian mercenaries landed three attacks on positions of Ukrainian troops in Donbas. The enemy used mortars, grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms. The press office of Ukraine's Defence Ministry reported that on Monday.
All ceasefire violations were observed in Donetsk region. 82 mm mines hit the vicinities of Vodyane. In Pavlopol, pro-Kremlin armed gangs fired from grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. In Berezove, they opened fire from the mounted anti-tank grenade launcher and a heavy machine gun.
No casualties were observed among Ukrainian forces.
"Armed formations of the Russian Federation once again breached the ceasefire and attacked the emplacements of the Joint Forces. Unfortunately, today, March 19, Ukraine lost another courageous defender. A military serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine deceased from enemy sniper fire at a position in Luhansk region", the message said.
The tragedy took place near Popasna, Luhansk region. The Ukrainian Sergeant was 35 years old. He served with military unit No.0409.