This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press centre.
"The situation in ATO area tends to escalate. Over the past day, the Russian-terrorist groups launched 51 attacks on the positions of Ukrainian units," the report reads.
As noted, the attacks intensified in Mariupol direction, where 35 ceasefire violations were recorded. The enemy shelled the Ukrainian troops near Vodiane (16km north-west of Donetsk), Hnutove (19km north-west of Mariupol), Shyrokyne (20km east of Mariupol).
The Russian mercenaries also launched numerous attacks on our positions outside Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk), using small arms, heavy machine guns, grenade launchers and 82mm mortars.