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Situation in ATO area under control of Armed Forces of Ukraine

16.01.2018 р., 13:15

Russia's hybrid military forces have attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas three times in the past 24 hours, with no Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed or wounded in action, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation Headquarters has reported.

"The situation in the ATO area is under the control of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The tension along the contact line has slightly weakened over the past day, but the Russian occupation units failed to fully adhere to the ceasefire," the press center said.

In particular, the enemy used grenade launchers and heavy machine guns to shell the defenders of the village of Zaitseve, which is in the Luhansk sector.

In the Donetsk sector, the militants used 82mm mortars, machine guns and small arms near the village of Shyrokyne. The Ukrainian positions near the village of Kamianka came under fire from grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns and small arms.

No violations of the ceasefire were recorded in other areas.

Situation in ATO area under control of  Armed Forces of Ukraine

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