Ukrainian serviceman killed in Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

On June 18, Russian mercenaries breached the ceasefire 14 times
10:16, 19 June 2020

112 Agency

One of Ukrainian servicemen lost his life in combat in Donbas. Another one was wounded. Ukraine's Defense Ministry reported that on June 19. 

Over the last 24 hours, pro-Kremlin mercenaries landed 14 attacks on Ukrainian positions. In Donetsk region, the enemy shelled the vicinities of Avdiivka, using mortars of various calibers. grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. Near Mariinka, militants opened fire from automatic anti-tank and underbarrel grenade launchers.

In Luhansk region, the enemy attacked Krymske using 120 mm mortars. The mercenaries also fired grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms. In Orikhove, Russian militants used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.

Related: Donbas conflict parties ignore agreements reached during Normandy Four Summit in Paris, - EU in OSCE

Earlier, Armed Forces of Ukraine received the first batch of modernized UAVs, Spectator M-1. According to state-run defense enterprise Ukroboronprom, the drone is designed for aerial reconnnaissance. The device boasts of better radioelectronic warfare protection and better aerodynamic specifications than its predecessors. Stealth capabilities have been also improved. At that, the drone can be used for monitoring of the border, search and rescue operations, monitoring of water and forest areas. It can stay in the air for about two hours, covering the area of 30 kilometers. 

Related: Day in Donbas: 120 mm mines hit Krymske

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