Kyiv, February 20, 2015 – Russian regulars and militant forces launched attacks on the number of towns and villages in the Donetsk sector over the last night. Avdiivka and Tonenke were shelled twice with multiple rocket launchers. “Kurakhove suffered from Grad shelling. Pro-Russian militants used armored vehicles in the area of Opytne. The enemy struck three times at Vodyane with mortars and the artillery,” said Anatoliy Stelmakh, ATO Staff spokesman, via Skype at a briefing at Ukraine Crisis Media Center.
At the Mariupol direction, militants fired upon Berdyanske with small arms and mortars. “Russian proxies fired at our positions 15 times over the night. Overall, they have violated the ceasefire regime 49 times,” added the ATO Staff spokesman.