Russian proxies continue attacking positions of government troops in eastern Ukraine. In the night, they used Grads, Soviet-made multiple missile launchers, to fire at outposts in Pervomayske and Nevelske, Donetsk region. ATO Press Centre reported this in the morning of February 17.
Grenade launchers and mortars were also used during enemy attacks in Pisky, Krasnohorivka, Shyrokyne, Lebedynske and near Chermalyk and Vodyane, all in Donetsk region. Militants fired an anti-tank guided missile on the Ukrainian outpost near Opytne.
Mortar attacks were also reported near Krymske and Zolote, Luhansk region.
Previously, Russia-backed mercenaries hit Krymske from 120 mm mortars.