"Over the course of the day, the militants of the Russian-terrorist forces violated the terms of the cease-fire in the Donbas 50 times. In particular, near Shchastia and Lopaskyne (near Luhansk) the pro-Russian militants engaged in battles with the ATO forces. Sabotage and reconnaissance groups of the enemy were repulsed and retreated suffering casualties.
The ATO positions near Popasna were hit by the militants' Grads in the morning . "Zolote was twice shelled by 152-mm howitzers. 19 times Kremlin's mercenaries used mortars against Marinka, Taramchuk, Berezove, Krasnohorivka, and Opytne in the area of Donetsk, as well as Triokhzbenka, Heivka, and Zolote," the statement notes.
"Closer to evening the enemy tanks shelled Opytne, Avdiivka and Butivka mine," it concluded.