The latest update reads: "Troitske and Nevelske were reported to be shelled with anti-tank grenade launchers in the afternoon. The defenders of Avdiivka were fired at with automatic grenade launchers and small arms.
"According to obtained information, the journalists of Russian TV channels arrived at the advanced positions of the illegal armed groups to record possible "cease-fire violations by the Ukrainian side."
"The Armed Forces of Ukraine do not to succumb to provocations, do not open fire in response, and follow the order of the president of Ukraine, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, as well as strictly adhere to the Minsk agreements," the statement reads.
The illegal armed groups opened fire at the positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine six times totally from midnight to 6 p.m. today.
On the occasion of the Day of Knowledge, the Ukrainian soldiers congratulated schoolchildren all over Ukraine including in the ATO area. For example, the servicemen congratulated the students of one of schools in Kramatorsk with the beginning of the school year and held 'lessons of courage'.