One Ukrainian serviceman were killed in zone of anti-terrorist operations over the past day, said the speaker of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine on ATO Col.
The Russian military knew about the visit of the hug, specially installed additional post – intelligence
«Over the past day due to the fighting killed one Ukrainian soldier, was not injured», — he said at a briefing on Saturday in Kiev.
Informed about the death of one soldier reported the press center of staff ATO.
According Motuzyanik, on the Lugansk direction the last days began with the enemy attack in the Village of Lugansk. And in the second half of the day, the militants fired at n of the item of PPE. In the evening the enemy carried out a series of provocations in the Novozvanovka – opened fire from a machine gun, trying to provoke a response (only 3 of such provocations). In General for the last day in Lugansk direction there were 5 enemy attacks.
On Donetsk the direction the fighting was conducted the day before in the afternoon, Zaitsev and the plant. Zaitsev in enemy continuously fired more than an hour. In the town there were 2 skirmishes (about 4.5 hours). In other lines, in particular on the arc Svetlodarsk in the Donetsk airport yesterday were quiet.
On the Mariupol direction fighters carried out a short bombardment. All in all, recorded 17 attacks.
«Unlike the previous days, the enemy’s provocations were distributed evenly across the front. Thus, at the Maritime borders, in particular in Shirokino, became much calmer. However, the occupants started shooting at other places where hostilities have been quite rare. More enemy attacks yesterday occurred in Gnutovo. This applies both to the direction of Mariupol and the entire area of the ATO», — said Matusevich.
He also said that using PPC «Novotroitsk» to travel to the occupied territory proceeded 4 trucks with humanitarian aid from the mission of the International Committee of the red cross. The vehicle was carrying 80 tons of food packages for the inhabitants of Donetsk region.
Enemy provocations were distributed evenly across the front 21.01.2017