This was announced today, August 20 at the briefing of the NSDC spokesman Andrii Lysenko, Censor.NET reports.
He also noted that during the last 24 hours the ATO forces engaged the terrorists 32 times.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine continue operation to take control of the village Blahodatne of the Amvrosiivka district and conduct operational activities in Yasynuvata and Zhdanivka. The operation to liberate Ilovaisk of the Donetsk region from terrorists is under way. The Ukrainian troops currently control the entire city. Our troops have fought off three counter attacks of the terrorists who use heavy equipment and artillery.
In addition, the Ukrainian servicemen are holding the defense of the Savur-Mohyla height, the Donetsk airport, and prevent the penetration of illegal armed groups, sabotage and reconnaissance groups from the territory of the Russian Federation.