The report says: "Despite the relative decrease in activity, they continue to use weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements. Using 122-mm howitzers militants fired our positions near Zolote at daybreak.
"During the day, the 120-mm mortar shells fell on Shyrokyne, Starohnativka, Orehove, and twice on positions of the ATO forces near Marinka.
"The Kremlin's mercenaries were most active in the Donetsk area. They used small arms, rocket-propelled grenades, heavy machine guns, armored vehicles weaponry against our positions at Opytne, Pisky, Starohnativka, Marinka, and near the Butivka mine.
"Successful counter sniper measures neutralized several enemy snipers near Shchastia, Opytne, and Butivka mine."