"Over the past day the illegal armed groups continued to violate the cease-fire intensively shelling the positions of the Ukrainian military. Four times the illegal armed groups opened fire at Marinka checkpoint, where the border guards serve together with the Armed Forces. Russian mercenaries opened fire using machine guns, RPGs and sniper rifles. Ukrainian military opened fire and forced the enemy to retreat. As a result of the armed confrontations one Ukrainian soldier was wounded. In addition terrorists used rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns to fire at Zolote checkpoint of the Ukrainian military. The forces of the checkpoint repulsed the attack of the the militants. There were no casualties among the troops," the agency stated.