In Mariupol direction, militants shelled Vodiane and Lebedynske from tanks. The enemy artillery was firing upon Vodiane. Hnutove, Novotroitske, Krasnohorivka, Pavlopil, Vodiane, Novohryhorivka, and Shyrokyne came under mortar, grenade launcher, antitank missile systems, and small arms fire. Mortars impacted Hnutove, Chermalyk, Talakivka, Pavlopil, and Vodiane. Enemy snipers were active in Berezove, Vodiane, and Shyrokyne area.
In Donetsk direction, militants shelled Avdivka, Maiorsk, Troitske, Verkhniotoretske, Novhorodske, and Pisky from mortars. Grenade launchers and small arms were used by the enemy to impact Pivnichne, Pisky, Zaitseve, Verkhniotoretske, Kamianka, and Nevelske. A sniper was operating in Kamianka area.
In Luhansk direction, militants employed 152 mm artillery to shell Krymske, mortars against Novooleksandrivka, Popasna, Novotoshkivske, Krymske, Troitske, Orikhove. Troitske, Novooleksandrivka, Novozvanivka, and Krymske came under grenade launcher fire.
On March 5, Russian militants committed 100 attacks upon the Ukraine's Army positions in the Donbas.