Over the last 24 hours, illegal armed formations of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire seven times. The combat activity resulted in a casualty among Ukrainian servicemen; one fighter deceased.
The enemy attacked Ukrainian emplacements from grenade launchers of various systems, IFV armament, heavy machine guns and small arms. Enemy sniper activity was observed in Donetsk region.
In Luhansk region, the enemy conducted five attacks. Novoluhanske, Krymske and Travneve came under fire.
In Donetsk region, Russian mercenaries attacked Shyrokyne and Mariinka.
The enemy did not open fire since the beginning of December 18; the Ukrainian troops took no casualties.
On December 15, Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas on seven occasions. They did not use the weaponry of banned calibers.