Russia-backed fighters strengthen their armed groups at the forefront and move their resources closed to the front line.
Spokesperson of presidential administration of ATO issues colonel Andriy Lysenko informed this during press briefing in Kyiv.
According to intelligence, Russia-backed fighters strengthen their armed groups at the forefront. Ukrainian servicemen register high activity of the enemy and movement of military equipment in Luhansk oblast.
According to Lysenko, fighters move their resources from transshipment bases to warehouses near the frontline that are located near the towns of Krasnodon, Ilovaisk, Donetsk, Horlivka, Stakhanov, Alchevsk, Luhansk.
Colonel Lysenko also informed about losses of Ukrainian Armed Forces in course of the last day. On May 5 Ukraine lost 5 servicemen, 12 got wounded.
4 defenders of Ukraine died when armored personnel carrier exploded on undermine bomb. One serviceman was killed when subversive group of the enemy ambushed our forces near Svitrodarsk.
Previous day media reported about 6 killed servicemen – 2 were killed in fight near Horlivka, four died due to explosion of undermine bomb near Avdiivka. One more serviceman came across land mine and was killed.