This is reported by the ATO Headquarters press center.
“The enemy violated the ceasefire in ATO area six times over the past day. As a result of the enemy shelling, one Ukrainian soldier was wounded,” the statement reads.
Despite the agreements reached in Minsk on New Year and Christmas truce, Russian-backed troops continued to violate the ceasefire and launched attacks on the Armed Forces of Ukraine, using prohibited mortars and artillery.
In Luhansk direction, illegal armed formations used 82mm mortars to fire at Ukrainian positions near Krymske (42.5km north-west of Luhansk).
In Donetsk direction, Russian-backed militants launched attacks on Ukrainian strongholds outside Avdiivka (18km north of Donetsk), Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk) and Krasnohorivka (29 km west of Donetsk), using grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.
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