Kyiv, 22 December 2014 – “Within the last day the situation in the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) zone in eastern Ukraine was not subject to considerable changes. Starting from 18.00 yesterday till 06.00 this morning terrorists opened fire at the positions of Ukrainian military 6 times using small arms and mortars,” informed Leonid Matyukhin, spokesman of the anti-terrorist operation via Skype at a briefing at the Ukraine Crisis Media Center. Ukrainian servicemen comply with the ceasefire regime and are not responding to the provocations of the illegal armed groups.
Militants fired twice from small arms at the new terminal of the Donetsk airport. “Ukrainian military were fired upon from the monastery side,” added the ATO spokesman. Ukrainian positions near Hranitne (Donetsk region) and Shchastya (Luhansk region) also came under fire from small arms and mortars.
UAVs have been spotted twice above Mariupol this morning.