Once the militants fired at the Ukrainian military on Christmas eve

On Saturday, the 6th of January, the militants of illegal armed formations in the Donbas once fired Ukrainian military.

This is stated in the summary of the press center of the ATO headquarters as at 18:00.

Russian mercenaries after dinner from small arms and heavy machine guns fired on the positions of the Armed forces of Ukraine near Novoluganskogo. Ukrainian soldiers return fire was not opened.

In other areas the demarcation line of the ceasefire violations are not fixed.

Recall that in the past days , the militants continued to violate the peace, agreed upon by the Trilateral contact group in Minsk on the eve of the New year. As a result of enemy shelling, one soldier of the Armed Forces of Ukraine were injured. His health condition is satisfactory, and life is not in danger.

ViceMinister defense commented on regarding possible violations of the truce by militants

“The army is ready to respond quickly in case of aggravation of the situation during the Christmas truce in the Donbass”, – this Stepan Poltorak told reporters during a transfer to a military hospital and anesthesia station.

TSN. 19:30

21 December 2017, 20:09


  • the fire
  • military
  • militants
  • APU
  • Donbass
  • ATO

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