This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press centre.
“Russian-backed militants launched 21 attacks on positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine over the past day," the statement reads.
In Mariupol direction, the tense situation was observed in the area of Shyrokyne – Talakovka, where the terrorists fired from 120 mm and 82mm mortars.
In Donetsk direction, the Russian-occupation forces launched provocative attacks near Avdiyivka (18km north of Donetsk), using machine guns, small arms, and grenade launchers.
In Luhansk direction, the militants used small arms to fire at Popasna (90 km north-west of Luhansk).