"At midnight, militants employed grenade launchers and heavy machine guns in the vicinity of Stanytsia Luhanska.
"Using Minsk-banned 120-mm mortars, Russian mercenaries were trying to hit Ukrainian army positions near Pavlopil and Novoselivka Druha.
"In the vicinity of Opytne, terrorists fired 82-mm mortars, while small arms, heavy machine guns, and automatic grenade launchers were employed against our defenders near Avdiivka.
"Ukrainian army strong points near Svitlodarsk and Luhanske came under small arms and grenade launcher fire. Enemy sniper activity was recorded near Avdiivka.
"In some cases, Ukrainian soldiers opened fire in response," the evening report notes.