The illegal armed formations of Russian occupants landed an attack on Ukrainian positions in the area of Novotroitske, Donetsk region, using man-portable anti-rank grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.
One Ukrainian servicemen was killed in the attack; another one suffered severe shrapnel injury. He is currently in a grave condition, getting the necessary medical assistance at a hospital.
On May 5, Russian servicemen attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 19 times. Two Ukrainian fighters were wounded. Earlier, on May 4, the OSCE SMM reported 217 violations of the "ceasefire regime"; all of these took place in Donetsk region.