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 Russian militants attacked Ukraine’s Armed forces 83 times yesterday, used mortars, tanks, IFVs, AA guns, snipers, - Staff

The Russian occupying forces committed 83 attacks on the Ukrainian troops’ positions in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) area over the past 24-hour period.

Censor.NET reports citing the latest update by the ATO Staff press center.

The statement reads: "The militants repeatedly shelled Avdiivka in Donetsk direction with a tank. The enemy employed mortars of various calibers against Pisky, Zaitseve, Troitske, and Kamianka; grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms - against Novhorodske, Pisky, Avdiivka, Verkhniotoretske, Novoselivka, Luhanske, and Zaitseve. A sniper committed attacks on positions in the vicinity of Novhorodske.

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"In Luhansk direction, the militants shelled Popasna and Novozvanivka with mortars of various calibers. The invaders fired upon Troitske, Krymske, and Novooleksandrivka with grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns. Novozvanivka also came under strikes with IFV weapons while Troitske was attacked with anti-aircraft guns.

"Krasnohorivka, Novotroitske, and Taramchuk in Mariupol direction were shelled with mortars of various calibers. The militants employed grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns, and small arms against Vodiane, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Shyrokyne, and Novotroitske. Sniper attacks were recorded in Shyrokyne," the situation report reads.

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As reported, the Russian occupying forces committed 54 assaults on the Ukrainian Army positions on Feb. 22.



 
 
 
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