Per day controlled by Russian gangs 37 times fired at positions of the Ukrainian military. As the press-center of ATO, the situation in the combat zone remains tense, the militants are increasing the number of attacks.

On the Donetsk direction under fire from 122-mm artillery hit Luhansk and Lenin, 152 calibre occupiers used the ATO positions in the Trinity and Semigorie. Fire from mortars, grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms, the militants opened towards the positions of the APU on the site Toretskoye eyes. In Novoselivka, Novgorod and Verhnetoretskom mercenaries used BMP, in the Trinity – tank.

On the Mariupol direction the occupants fired at strong points of ATO in Peace, using 122-mm artillery. Marinka, Krasnogorovka and Pavlopil militants fired mortars and rocket-propelled grenades, position in Novohryhorivka – from small arms.

“A military clash took place with the use of small arms and GP-25 in area of Bogdanovka, where our defenders gave an adequate response to hostile fire”, – told in the headquarters.

On Lugansk direction under artillery fire 122 mm caliber got Novozvanovka and Kalinovo-Popasnaya. Positions in Gold fighters fired from 120-mm mortar rounds and automatic mounted grenade launchers. Near Novoaleksandrovka and Novotroitsk enemy opened RPG fire.

As reported today by the speaker of the ATO, Colonel Alexander Motuzyanik, over the past day in the fighting in the Donbass killed three Ukrainian soldiers, six were wounded.

Read also: Russia’s War against Ukraine: recent developments in the Donbass

Situation in Donbas remains difficult, the day 37 attacks 19.08.2016

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