"The invaders attacked positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine 23 times yesterday. About ten assaults involved artillery, mortars and a tank. Moreover, the militants shelled residential neighborhoods of the front-line villages. The majority of the attacks on the Ukrainian defenders were committed after dusk.
"In Luhansk direction, the Russian-occupation troops shelled defenders of Zaitseve village with multiple rocket launchers and 152-mm cannons around 8 p.m. About 100 shells and missiles impacted the Ukrainian troops' positions over two hours. One of the shells hit the residential house on 34 Koliadenko Str. The militants shelled defenders of Lozove with 120-mm mortars and employed 82-mm mortars against strong points of the Ukrainian servicemen near Novhorodske and Luhanske. Positions near Novhorodske were also fired upon with a tank.
"In Donetsk direction, the enemy fired more than a dozen of 120-mm shells upon positions in the vicinity of Verkhniotoretske.
"The enemy extensively employed the entire range of infantry against the Ukrainian troops near Svitlodarsk, Troitske, Novhorodske, Krasnohorivka, Starohnativka, Novotroitske and Avdiivka both in the Luhansk and Donetsk regions.
"Despite high density of the enemy attacks, the servicemen of the Armed Forces of Ukraine responded to almost every assault with suppressive fire.
"Two Ukrainian defenders were injured in action. They promptly received medical assistance," the situation report reads.
Earlier, the Russian mercenaries fired upon the positions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces 33 times Nov. 13.