The statement reads: "The invaders attacked the ATO forces' positions 15 times today. Most attacks were committed near Donetsk. In particular, they provided indiscriminate fire from small arms, high-caliber machine guns, and grenade launchers at Pisky, Opytne, Krasnohorivka, and Avdiivka.
"However, the bandits committed two accurate attacks on our positions in Pisky with grenade launchers. The attacks of the enemy sniper were also recorded there. By the way, snipers of the militants have intensified attacks significantly at different fronts. Snipers resort to provocations shooting at our defenders.
"The Kremlin mercenaries committed assaults at the Artemivsk direction in the evening having indiscriminately employed high-caliber machine guns against Luhanske village twice.
"In addition, the ATO forces' detachments recorded flights of two enemy UAVs. According to observation, they were launched from the territory of the Russian Federation."