Day in Donbas: Russian mercenaries land 18 attacks on Ukrainian positions.

Opinion

On February 18, Russian militants delivered 18 attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas. The enemy fired in Zolote, Orikhove, Novotoshkivske and Krymske, HQ of the Joint Forces Operation reports.

The enemy used heavy artillery, 120 and 82 mm mortars, tanks, infantry fighting vehicles, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.

An enemy sabotage and reconnaissance group attempted to storm the Ukrainian outposts near Orikhove.

Ukrainian forces returned fire in an adequate manner every time the enemy landed an attack.

One Ukrainian serviceman died in the fight, another five sustained wounds.

Related: Office of Prosecutor General opens criminal investigation due to attacks in Donbas

Earlier, Vadym Skibitsky, the representative of the Main Department of Intelligence of Ukraine's Defense Ministry reported that the current military potential of the Russian Federation near the border with Ukraine grew threefold.

"By the estimates of the Main Department of Intelligence of Ukraine's Defence Ministry, by 2022-2023, the assault groups of the Russian Federation will be able to deliver full-fledged strategic offensive actions against Ukraine without mobilization", reads the message.

Related: Presentation of National Reconciliation Platform postponed due to escalation in Donbas

Related news

New Finance Minister: Who is Serhiy Marchenko?

Serhiy Marchenko replaced Ihor Umansky in the office

EU Pledges Financial Support For Eastern Partnership Members.

The European Commission says it has reallocated more than 140 million euros ($154.4 million) to help Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

EU to allocate €80 million to Ukraine for fight against Covid-19.

The means aim at the healthcare system, support of small and medium-sized business and social assistance

Sunny and deserted: Photos posted of Kyiv streets amid quarantine.

In the city's Botanical Garden, quite many local residents were spotted, although they adhered to social distancing rules.

1

Two Ukrainian servicemen injured amid shellings in Donbas.

The militants attacked the positions of the Armed Forces with heavy weaponry

By continuing to browse World News (UAZMI), you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and agree to the use of cookies