"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.
Another three servicemen were wounded in combat on Thursday, as Russian mercenaries landed 15 attacks on Ukrainian positions.
Earlier on March 18, we reported that the pro-Kremlin militants attacked positions of Ukraine’s Armed Forces with anti-tank grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, mortars of 120-mm and 82-mm caliber, the armament of infantry fighting vehicles and small arms.