This was announced by the NDSC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov in Kharkiv, Censor.NET reports citing UNIAN.
At the same time he stressed that the 29th checkpoint is under total control of the Ukrainian soldiers.
"The situation in the hostilities area remains very difficult. At the same time, an attempt to attack our positions in the north and to force our soldiers out from the checkpoints 31st and 29th failed. The 29th checkpoint remains under Ukrainian control, the fighting continues near the 31st," Turchynov said.
The ATO headquarters informed earlier that the Ukrainian army stopped the attack of the Russian terrorist troops near the 29th and 31st checkpoints. In the Donetsk airport, hostilities continue.