“The Russian-backed militants continued attacking the Ukrainian troops including with large-caliber mortars which should long have been withdrawn from the contact line.
“In Luhansk direction, the Russian aggressor focused its attacks along the Svitlodarsk salient: 120-mm and 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns were repeatedly employed against our strong points on the outskirts of Luhanske village.
“In Donetsk direction, the enemy also shelled the ATO forces’ positions in the vicinity of Lebedynske village in the littoral area of the Sea of Azov with 120-mm mortars in blatant violation of the Minsk accords.
"The invaders committed four deliberate attacks on the Ukrainian troops over the past 24-hour period. No Ukrainian serviceman was killed or injured in action," the situation report reads.
As reported, the Russian mercenaries fired upon the ATO forces’ positions five times on Feb. 4.