Since the beginning of February 3, five violations of the ceasefire regime from the side of the Russian occupation troops were spotted as the Defense Ministry of Ukraine reported.
The occupants shelled the positions of the Ukrainian military near Pavlopillya. The enemy used the automatic grenade launchers twice. The occupants launched 20 82-mm mines in 40 minutes. The militants continued to shell Ukrainian fighters near Pavlopillya with grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.
Later, the enemy attacked Ukrainian soldiers near Opytne from anti-tank grenade launchers. Later, Ukrainian positions near Avdiivka were also attacked from the same weapon and one Ukrainian military sustained injuries.
Chief Intelligence Department of Ukraine’s Defense Ministry stated that the Russian occupation administrations enhance pressure on the citizens of temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions who do not want to refuse from Ukrainian citizenship. Particularly, the heads of some enterprises do not pay wages or reduce it for the workers who do not have the so-called republican passports.
Moreover, the military of the Russian, occupation troops from the local population are provided with the right to issue Russian citizenship with priority order and discount for payment of bills.
Earlier, the Joint Forces of Ukraine combat medic died as a result of shelling by Donbas militants.