During the previous day ceasefire was violated 4 times, 1 Ukrainian serviceman killed in clash.
Unian reports this with reference to press-service of anti-terrorist operation.
Violations took place near Artemivsk, Shchastya and Avdiivka.
In total there were 4 cases of ceasefire violations registered. Russia-backed fighters used infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, large caliber machine guns and small arms.
According to spokesperson of presidential administration on ATO issues Andriy Lysenko, one Ukrainian serviceman was killed today.
Enemy’s subversive reconnaissance group made an attempt to penetrate through Ukrainian defense line. The group crossed Siversky Donetsk River and entered into fight with Ukrainian servicemen. After 30 minutes firefight the enemy retreated. One serviceman was killed in skirmish.
Secretary of National Security and Defense Concil Oleksander Turchynov informed this on air of channel 24.
Unian reports this with reference to BBC.
According to Turchynov, for the last 6 months concentration of Russian troops at Ukrainian border remains the same: about 50 battalion tactical groups which consist of about 53 000 people.
In addition, NSDC secretary said that there are Russian militants on the occupied territories of Donbas.