Kyiv, May 28, 2015. Ukrainian Armed Forces did not suffer any casualties in the last 24 hours in the course of military engagements. “Number of ceasefire violations reduced almost twofold”, said Colonel Andriy Lysenko, spokesman of the Administration of the President of Ukraine on ATO related issues, during the press briefing at Ukraine Crisis Media Center.
No cases of pro-Russian militant groups use of heavy weapons have been recorded in the Donetsk sector. Isolated armed provocations took place near Maryinka and Lozova. The enemy fired at the Ukrainian positions from anti-aircraft guns by Krymske. Militants also shelled the outskirts of Popasna from the 122-mm artillery, killing a female civilian. In the Mariupol sector, areas around Mykolayivka and Shyrokyne came under fire from mortars and 122-mm artillery
Ukrainian border guards recorded 3 flights of enemy UAVs yesterday.
Meanwhile, Ukraine’s Security Service averted explosion of a road bridge in Pavlohrad, Dnipropetrovsk region. Two subversives were detained when they were planting an improvised explosive device under the bridge. “The operatives also detained a resident of Dniprodzerzhynsk who promoted anti-Ukrainian propaganda on a number of websites, as well as a woman who participated in anti-Ukrainian rallies in Severodonetsk last spring. She was also collecting money for militants and recruiting new mercenaries”, Colonel Lysenko said.