Since the beginning of the day, August 17, the members of the illegal armed formations have shelled the positions of Ukrainian fighters once with the help of grenade launchers. Spokesperson of the Ministry of Defense Oleksandr Motuzianyk reported that during the briefing.
"The fighters of Pavlopil were under the hostile fire, where the enemy attacked using automatic grenade launchers at 5:40 a.m. The shelling lasted about 40 minutes and put the soldiers at the risk and our the servicemen from the Joint Forces used the staff infantry weapons to suppress the enemy fire," the message reads.
As it was reported earlier, the Russian occupants violated the set ceasefire 12 times, no casualties or wounded were reported.
We recall that the officers of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) blocked the mechanism of the illegal transfers from occupied territories of Luhansk region to the territory controlled by Ukraine. Two citizens of Stakhanov organized the illegal business as they had the Ukrainian approval documents for execution of transportation with an indefinite duration.