On Tuesday, October 22, illegal armed gangs of Russian mercenaries attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas 13 times. Three soldiers of Ukrainian forces sustained injuries, the Joint Forces Operation HQ reported on Facebook.
The armed formations of the Russian Federation and the mercenaries fired 82 mm mortars, anti-tank missile launchers, grenade launchers and small arms.
In Donetsk region, the enemy opened fire in Pavlopil, Novotroitske, Novoselivka and Vodyane. In Luhansk region, fights were observed in Zolote, Zaitsevo, Pivdenne and Novoluhanske.
Earlier, Russia’s President Assistant on International Affairs Yuriy Ushakov said Moscow was "quietly concerned over the situation after particular work held by the political advisors of the leaders of the Normandy Format between each other". According to him, there was no special promotion in the preparation to the Normandy Format Summit.