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 Russian militants committed 40 attacks on Ukrainian troops’ positions today - ATO press center

The intensity of the assaults by the pro-Russian illegal armed groups increased over the past few days. The ATO forces’ positions have been attacked by the Russian-terrorist forces more than 40 times July 20.

Censor.NET informs citing situation report by the ATO press-center.

The report reads: "The militants were shelling the ATO forces' positions near the village of Pisky for half an hour from 120-mm mortars starting from 12.25 a.m. They shelled our positions near the village of Novotroitske using the same type of weapons at 03.30 a.m. The Kremlin gangs began intensive shelling of the ATO troops' positions near the village of Luhanske (the Donetsk region) from the direction of the Kalynivka village using 152-mm and 122-mm artillery and 120-mm mortars at 04.30 a.m. The village of Luhanske itself was shelled from 122-mm artillery from 05.30 to 06.15 a.m. The terrorists also employed banned weapons against the towns and villages of Svitlodarsk, Lozove, Rozsadky, and Sanzharivka. The shelling of the village of Luhanske was managed to be stopped due to the efforts of the Ukrainian side of the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of cease-fire.

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"The militants' harassing fire from small arms impacted the ATO forces' positions near the village of Pisky, Krasnohorivka, Stanytsia Luhanska, Marinka, Opytne, Berezove, Kirove, Leninske, and Maiorsk.

"The defenders of Ukraine are firmly holding their defensive positions giving a fitting rebuff to the enemy and are ready for any scenario. In particular, intensive combat training of various branches of the Armed forces takes place in the places of deployment of the units," - the HQ summed up.

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