The invaders have violated the ceasefire four times in Donbas combat zone since the beginning of the day on August 18. They used grenade launchers, machine guns, and infantry fighting vehicles. Spokesperson of the Ministry of Defense Dmytro Hutsuliak said that during the briefing.
"The enemy targeted the positions near Pyshchevyk until 1 a.m. The fighters of Vodiane were also under the enemy fire. The militaries were shelling the positions of the Joint Forces using hand anti-tank grenade launchers. Pro-Russian mercenaries attacked the Ukrainian positions near Lebedynske at 7 a.m. At 7:36 a.m. the enemy attacked Novoluhanske using infantry fighting vehicles, heavy machine guns, and small arms," Hutsuliak noted.
He added that there were no victims since the beginning of the day.
During the day of August 17, pro-Russian mercenaries violated the set ceasefire three times. They fired Ukrainian fighters' positions, using automatic grenade launchers, and small arms.