Since the beginning of the day, September 27, Russian occupants breached the ceasefire in Donbas combat zone twice. They used RPGs to attack Ukrainian positions there. Press office of Ukraine's Defense Ministry reported that on Monday.
The firefights occurred in the areas of Popasna and Novoluhanske Luhansk region.
No victims were observed among the Ukrainian soldiers.
Previously, media reported that Russia plans to spend some 900 billion rubles (approximately USD 12.5 billion) on the up-keep of the occupied Donbas. The mentioned budget should be distributed between Donetsk and Luhansk regions during 2022-2024. According to the Kremlin plans, in 2024, the level of income of occupied Donbas should reach the rates of Rostov Oblast in 2019.
As is known, Rapid Trident multinational drills kicked off in western Ukraine on September 20. 6,000 servicemen from 15 partner countries will join the exercises. For the first time ever, Rapid Trident is to include the tactical drills of a multinational battalion with live fire exercise. Ukrainian and American paratroopers will jump from the US Army's C-130 transport aircraft together.