Kyiv, March 6, 2015. Russia-backed pursued the “harassing fire” tactics, firing single shots at the Ukrainian positions. “From 20:00, March 5, until 6:00, March 6, insurgents attacked our units14 times,” said Anatoliy Stelmakh, ATO Staff spokesman, via Skype at a briefing at Ukraine Crisis Media Center. Donetsk sector remains the hotspot of the conflict. Militants used grenade launchers and mortars to shell Avdiivka and Pisky at around 8pm and fired from small arms at Shumy at 20:30. They have also fired at Avdiivka, Kamyanka and Khimik over the night.
“The enemy fired at the Mariupol direction at 21:45, as well as Shyrokyne with small arms and grenade launchers at 00:30 for about an hour. Insurgents attempted to storm the Ukrainian position to no avail. Moreover, they also ” ATO Staff spokesman noted. An insurgent sniper worked near the town of Leninske at 20:05.