The statement reads: "In particular, 16 attacks were conducted at the Donetsk direction, and 10 others at the Mariupol section of the front line.
"The terrorists shelled the strongholds near Krasnohorivka and Pisky with mortars in violation of the Minsk agreements. The militants fired at the positions of our troops near Krasnohorivka from the direction of Staromykhailivka village with an anti-aircraft gun.
"The Russian terrorists attacked the strong points in the vicinity of Novhorodske, Luhanske, Troitske, Pisky, and Opytne with grenade launchers, machine guns, and small arms.
"The strong points near Marinka and Vodiane at the Mariupol direction came under intense militants' attacks.
"The enemy provided indiscriminate fire with mortars near Krasnohorivka as well as grenade launchers, machine guns, and small arms near Troitske, Pisky, Opytne, Novhorodske, and Luhanske.
"The Ukrainian military were forced to fire in return with small arms in several cases."