"The aggressor committed five attacks on the Ukrainian troops’ defenses over the past 24 hours.
"The invaders fired upon the Ukrainian military deployed in the vicinity of Pisky village in Donetsk direction with grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns. The enemy also shelled defenders of Avdiivka with grenade launchers and antitank gun.
"In Luhansk section of the forefront, the militants employed small arms against the Ukrainian forces on the outskirts of Stanytsia Luhanska while defenders of Troitske were attacked with 82-mm mortars and anti-aircraft guns. The enemy also bombarded the defenders of Luhanske village with 82-mm mortars.
"A Ukrainian soldier was injured in action and another serviceman received a combat trauma yesterday. Both of them were promptly taken to hospitals and provided with the necessary medical assistance," the statement reads.
As reported, the Russian mercenaries committed one attack on the Ukrainian troops on March 19.