First time in many days the main Donbas hotspots were not shelled

Source : 112 Ukraine

For the second consecutive day, Russian-backed militants do not use heavy weapons
15:16, 31 August 2015

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 The situation in the east of Ukraine remains calm and stabile, states the ATO spokesperson Anrdiy Lysenko. For the second consecutive day, the militants do not use heavy weapons, mortars and armored vehicles. First time in many days, the hotspots of the Donbas were not shelled by the militants: Stanytsia Luhanska, Shchastia, Zolote, Popasna (Luhansk region); Mariinka and Mariupol direction (Donetsk region).

Unrest just took place near Bahmutska highway, Luhansk region. Ukrainian forces near Trohizbenka were attacked with grenades. Militants also held a short provocation near Krymske and Slovianosebrsk.

Quite uneasy situation remained near Svitlodarsk line, Lozove, Luhanske, Donetsk region. One armed incident took place near Kirove.  Near the Donetsk the fighting took place on the Avdiivka-Pisky front line.

During the last day of hostilities there are no death among Ukrainian soldiers, five were wounded, two of them stepped on a landmine.

Nevertheless, 157 Ukrainians are kept in captivity by Russian-backed militants, and another 814 are listed as missing, states Iryna Herashchenko, President’s envoy for his Peace plan for Eastern Ukraine.

Related: Lull in a fighting: 16 violations of a truce in Donbas

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