Since the beginning of the day, Russian mercenaries landed two attacks on positions of Ukrainian soldiers. The enemy did not use any weapons banned by Minsk agreements. The HQ of the Joint Forces Operation reported that on June 23.
In the Luhansk region, Russian mercenaries opened fire on the emplacements near Orikhove. They used stationary anti-tank grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, and small arms.
In the Donetsk region, the illegal armed gangs of pro-Kremlin mercenaries attacked Vodyane, using automatic grenade launchers.
Ukrainian troops returned fire, suppressing enemy activity. The Ukrainian forces took no casualties over the day.
Since April 2014, when hostilities began in eastern Ukraine, 28 children deceased in Ukraine-controlled part of Donbas. Natalya Tymofeeva, Head of the Service for Children Care in Donetsk region reported that as quoted by the press department of this agency.
"Because of military actions in the region, where the governmental agencies act within the full extent of their power, 28 children deceased, and 85 children sustained injuries of various degrees of severity. All wounded children received the necessary medical services in full extent", she said.