Over the last 24 hours, the combat situation in Donbas has not changed; Russian mercenaries shell Ukrainian positions, using mostly small arms, RPGs, heavy machineguns and mortars. Three fighters of government forces were wounded in combat.
Mortar fire intensified considerably; mines hit Avdiivka, Troitske (Donetsk region), Novotoshkivske, Novozvanivka, Krymske and Popasna (Luhansk region). In Mariupol sector, mercenaries shelled Hnutove from 82 mm mortars. In Starohnativka, they opened fire from heavy machine guns.