No casualties among Ukrainian troops in Donbas on August 18

Russian occupants launched 13 attacks on Ukrainian positions over the period
08:47, 19 August 2019

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On August 18, armed Russian invaders attacked Ukrainian military emplacements 13 times. There were no killed or wounded fighters on that day, the Joint Forces Operation HQ reported.

The enemy used infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers and small arms.

Most of the attacks occurred in Donetsk region. In Luhansk region, Russian mercenaries fired twice.

Since the beginning of Monday, August 19, the occupants opened fire in Donetsk region twice.

Related: Donbas militants use grenade launchers, machine guns, infantry fighting vehicles despite truce

On August 17, Russian invaders violated the ceasefire mode eight times. No casualties among Ukrainian forces were observed on that day. 

Recently, a British investigation group has released new pieces of evidence of the Russian army fighting in the 2014 Battle of Ilovaisk.

The Guardian came up with a report about T-72B3 tanks, which at that specific time were used only by the Russian military. These were employed in the Battle of Ilovaisk; they were spotted near the town in Donetsk region in August and September 2014.

Related: Day in Donbas: Six attacks, no casualties among Ukrainian forces

The investigators checked the information about a destroyed Russian tank shown on many photos and videos in August 2014.

All these materials will be handed over to the European Court for Human Rights. The court said it would first of all consider and make decisions in the cases where Ukraine sued Russia over the conflict in Donbas. 

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