This was announced today at the daily briefing of the ATO representative, Colonel Andrii Lysenko, Censor.NET reports.
According to the National Security Council, Russian-terrorist groups are redeploying considerable forces in the direction of Debaltseve and Vuhlehirsk of the Donetsk region, which remain priority directions for the fire strikes on the militants' positions by the ATO forces.
The terrorists are using fighting reconnaissance tactic to identify the firing positions of the Ukrainian military followed by the rocket and artillery strikes.
In all areas the terrorists repeatedly fired on the positions of the Ukrainian military using artillery, mortars, grenade launchers, tanks and Grad rocket launchers.
The fiercest battles are under way near Vuhlehirsk. There the terrorists repeatedly stormed ATO roadblocks after massive artillery and mortar attacks. All the militants' attacks have been repulsed.