He also said that the insurgents twice shelled the ATO forces positions near the village of Krymske last night using MLRS Grad. In addition, mortar shelling of this area was repeatedly registered. The ATO force conducted targeted artillery strikes on the militants' firing positions in response.
The checkpoints and strongholds of the Ukrainian troops were attacked near Maiorsk, Debaltseve, and Popasna. The Ukrainian Army detachment was also assaulted in the southern part of the ATO area near Talakivka village.
"The situation in the Donetsk airport remains tense. The strategic facility is still under the control of the Ukrainian Army.