According to the headquarters, the enemy artillery shelled the following cities and villages: Zolote, Popasna, Stanytsia-Luhanska, Donetske, Shchastia, Triokhizbenka, Kriakivka, Vilkhove, Novobakhmutivka, Opytne, Tonenke, Donetsk airport, Avdiivka, Novokalynove, Bohdanivka, Krasnohorivka, Zelene Pole, Stepne, Pisky, Kamenka, Mius, Chornukhyne, Nikishyne, Artemove, Debaltseve, and Vuhlehirsk.
The terrorists also shelled the following villages at Mariupol direction: Vynohradne, Talakivka, Lomakyne, Vodiane, and Chermalyk.
The headquarters also noted that the Ukrainian troops broaden efforts to oppose the enemy subversive groups and hostile UAVs in the area.
"We have received information from the guerrilla detachment, acting on the territory of the Donetsk region. The guerrilla detachment soldiers in cooperation with the Armed Forces of Ukraine eliminated about 50 militants in the farm near Staromykhailivka in December. The next day they played Old Harry with the 'great warriors of the Russian world' reducing their numbers by 10 people. The guerrillas in close cooperation with the Ukrainian military added to their account 50 more militants near Petrivka village the same day, continuing to 'play' with the terrorists. Therefore, the guerrillas have cleared their land from 110 mercenaries during two days," the press center reported and added that the ATO forces artillery committed 45 strikes to suppress the mercenaries' firing positions.