Over the past day, November 22, Russian-occupation troops violated ceasefire in Joint Forces Operation (JFO) area in eastern Ukraine seven times, including three attacks with the use of the weapons banned under the Minsk agreements.
Two Ukrainian defenders were wounded in the enemy shelling, the press center of the JFO Headquarters posted on Facebook.
Towards Popasna (69km west of Luhansk), the enemy opened fire from grenade launchers of different systems and heavy machine guns. Two attacks were launched towards Prychepylivka (50km north-west of Luhansk), using grenade launchers of different systems, heavy machine guns and other small arms.
In the area of Lebedynske (16km east of Mariupol), the occupiers opened fire twice, resorting to 82mm and 120mm mortars. Outside Kamyanka (62km south of Donetsk), Ukrainian positions came under 82mm mortar fire. Near Pavlopil (25km north-west of Mariupol), Russian mercenaries fired heavy machine guns and other small arms.
Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded in the enemy shelling.
Without resorting to weapons prohibited under the Minsk agreements, Ukrainian defenders returned fire and forced the enemy to stop attacks.
As of 07:00, November 23, no ceasefire violations were recorded.
The Joint Forces control the situation and continue to repel and deter the armed aggression by the Russian Federation.