Since morning till the late hours of Tuesday, the troops of Russian militants have attacked the emplacements of the Ukrainian military six times. The government forces sustained no casualties over the mentioned period. The HQ of the Joint Fores Operation reported this on Facebook.
In one case, the enemy used Minsk-banned large-caliber mortar, as 120 mm mines hit the Ukrainian positions near Vodyane.
In all other cases, pro-Kremlin mercenaries opened fire from small arms, heavy machine guns, and grenade launchers. Skirmishes were observed in the areas of Stanytsia Luhanska, Chermalyk, Hnutove, Vodyane, Lebedynske, and Shyrokyne.
A tragedy occurred earlier on Tuesday in Vinnytsia region, central Ukraine; Sukhoi Su-27 fighter aircraft crashed during the Clear Sky drills, with the Ukrainian and the U.S. pilots dying in the accident. The investigation is underway.