According to the headquarters, the Russian-terrorist forces continue firing at the ATO forces positions: "Over the past day, July 19, the militants used 152-mm and 122-mm artillery six times, 120-mm mortars - 18 times, tanks - six times. During 19 hours, 75 attacks by the enemy were recorded. 25 of these occurred from 6 p.m. to midnight."
Ukrainian military positions near Mykolaivka, Pisky, Maiorsk, Zaitseve, Shchastia, Hranitne, Krasnohorivka, Kirove, Stanytsia Luhanska, Lebedynske are reported to have been shelled. Ukrainian troops position near Marinka were fired at about 30 times.
"As of 6 a.m. today, July 20, the positions of the defenders of Ukraine had been again shelled by the pro-Russian terrorists from 120-mm mortars. At 0:25 p.m., for half an hour, the militants were shelling the Ukrainian forces positions near Pisky, at 3.30 a.m. - near Novotroitske. At 4.30 a.m. the terrorists began shelling the ATO troops positions near Luhanske, Rozsadky, Sanzharivka, Lozove," the report reads.
The headquarters also stressed that the Ukrainian defenders firmly hold their positions, rebuff enemy attacks, and are ready for any course of events.