Over the past day in the fighting in the Donbas killed one Ukrainian soldier, four others injured. This was announced at a briefing speaker of the presidential Administration on issues of anti-terrorist operation, Colonel Alexander Motuzyanik, the correspondent ЛІГА.net.

The losses of the invaders: Odin eliminated and seven wounded from the so-called 5th and 7th brigades, and the 9th regiment of the Russian occupation forces.

On the Lugansk direction the enemy shelled positions of the ATO forces in the Village of Lugansk, Yellow and the Popasnyansky area in the dark.

“Ukrainian troops have twice been forced to open fire in response. Under Popasnaya occupants used the mortar, releasing eight minutes Per day in the direction of Lugansk recorded six enemy attacks, one of them with heavy weapons,” – said Matusevich.

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On Donetsk direction mortar attacks occurred on the arc svetlodarsk and Avdiivka in the industrial zone. According to the ATO headquarters, the occupants repeatedly violated the silence regime in Horlivka, the frontline of the Russian Federation – the Item. To the South, in the district of Donetsk airport yesterday were relatively quiet.

“Major combat operations on the line of collision unfolded after 16 hours – during mortar shelling the enemy fired on the Ukrainian positions 70 rounds. In the town there were two large fire between forces and militants ATO. Both lasted for 40 minutes,” noted the ATO spokesman.

A day in the direction of Donetsk occurred on 15 attacks, six of them with heavy weapons. Also recorded two cases of sniping.

On the Mariupol direction the enemy is systematically violating the cease fire across the front line, said Matusevich.

“Marinka, the situation has improved somewhat, but the epicenter of the fighting has moved to the front Pavlopol, Shirokino. Illegal armed groups actively use mortars of caliber of 120 mm. and 82 Also resumed shelling in the area Dokuchaevsk. After midnight and before dawn, the occupants fired at the Ukrainian positions in Taramchuk”, – he said.

A day in the direction of Mariupol took place on 21 attack, in six cases, mortars, and snipers fired.

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Under fire in the Donbass Ukrainian military – headquarters ATO 12.08.2016

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