Since the beginning of the current day, Russian forces fired at positions of Ukrainian military in Donbas. This is stated in the summary of the Ministry of Defense about the situation in the area of the Joint Forces Operation.
It was reported that the enemy was shooting at the positions of Joint Forces’ units near Novoluganske in the Luhansk direction.
Mercenaries fired at positions of Ukrainian troops located near Krymske settlement.
Ukrainian servicemen, who execute tactical tasks in the area of the settlement Pischevik, were taking fire at 9 o’clock in the morning.
As we reported earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready for a Normandy meeting with the leaders of Ukraine, France and Germany. He doesn't mind to hold negotiations in case of urgent need, said Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for Putin, TASS reported.
"The president has repeatedly stated, at the conference in Budapest as well, that he is ready for any meetings, he is interested in continuing the Normandy-format summits," Peskov says.
However, Putin is “waiting for the results of the preparations,” as well as the conditions to hold an urgent and necessary meeting.