According to Russian propaganda mouthpiece LifeNews TV channel, currently the Briton is in a hospital in the city of Donetsk.
The circumstances of the wounding are being determined.
Phillips has been working in the territory of the armed conflict in the Donbas for about six months. During this time he visited all the hot spots.
Recently Phillips announced on his pages in social networks that he was going back home to the UK to visit his relatives with plans to come back to the Donbas.
Phillips' "reporting work" can be seen in the video below, where he learns to shoot wearing the militants' uniform.