Pro-Russian militants attacked the Ukrainian positions near Hnutove in Donbas conflict zone, as said Oleksandr Motuznyak, the Spokesperson of the Defence Ministry on Joint Forces Operation (JFO) issues, the press office of the service reported.
“At night the enemy fired at our positions near Hnutove, using automatic grenade launchers, large caliber guns, and small arms,” the message says.
As of 11 am on January 20 no casualties among the Ukrainian soldiers were reported.
Earlier, over the past 24 hours the militants performed 16 attacks in Donbas combat zone. No casualties reported.
As we reported before, Ukrainian President Poroshenko stated that Ukrainian soldiers have not yet applied Javelins. According to him, since it became known that the Ukrainians have Javelins on their possession, Russian tank crewmen renounce tank rides and they “have simply ceased tank fire.”