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Ministry of Defense: Ukrainian troops sustain no losses yesterday

Ministry of Defense: Ukrainian troops sustain no losses yesterday
Kyiv, July 05, 2017.

No Ukrainian serviceman was killed or wounded in action yesterday. Moreover, militants did not use heavy weapons yesterday, reported Ukrainian Ministry of Defense spokesman on ATO Colonel Andriy Lysenko at a press briefing at Ukraine Crisis Media Center.

However, Russian proxies twice violated the ceasefire in Luhansk sector yesterday. Militants used grenade launchers at Kriakivka around 15:00, and attacked Stanytsia Luhanska with machine guns.

In Donetsk sector militants violated the ceasefire six times, four of them at night. Russia proxies opened small arms fire in Zaitseve, Avdiivka and Opytne. Each attack lasted about an hour. Militants also conducted armed provocations observed in Zaitseve and near Shakta Butovka position.

In Mariupol sector all seven ceasefire violations took place in Pavlopil-Shyrokyne frontline. Militants used grenade launchers in Hnutove and Lebedynske, and attacked ATO troops’ positions with small arms in Pavlopil, Vodiane and Shyrokyne.

Report on the military developments as of July 4 is available here. Interactive data on the shelling: chronology shelling chart and the interactive map.

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