This was stated at a briefing of Speaker of the Presidential Administration on ATO Colonel Andrii Lysenko, Censor.NET reports.
At the Mariupol direction, the enemy continued shelling Ukrainian positions in Shyrokyne. The enemy actively uses 122-mm guns and 120-mm mortars, and usually becomes more active in the afternoon.
At the Donetsk direction militants systematically fire at Ukrainian positions in the vicinity of the airport, including with the use of tanks and 122-mm guns. Also, the enemy made a provocation to the south near Mariinka and Hranitne and to the north near Kamianka and Verkhniotoretske. The latter two towns are located near the Donetsk-Horlivka road controlled by the militants.
At the same time silence mode was observed as a whole near Horlivka and Svitlodarsk.
At the Luhansk direction intense fighting took place yesterday near Shchastia and Stanytsia Luhanska. The militants fire from a high bank of the Siverskyi Donets using heavy weapons.
As a result of the enemy fire, there is destruction of houses and infrastructure in Stanytsia Luhanska. Despite this fact, Ukrainian soldiers successfully defend and repulse the aggressive attempts of the enemy without losses.
In the area of Bakhmutka highway the situation was overall calm - the militants occasionally fired at our positions near Zhovte and Sokilnyky.
In total, 16 flights of the enemy's UAVs were recorded at the contact line of the ATO area. Another Russian aircraft was flying along the border over Russian territory in the north of the Luhansk region, near the village of Milove.