ATO Staff spokesman: Pro-Russian militants attack Ukrainian forces using mortars, grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns


Kyiv, May 29, 2015. Russia-backed militants keep violating ceasefire, shelling the Ukrainian troops from heavy weapons along the frontline, said Lieutenant Colonel Leonyd Matyukhin, ATO Staff spokesman, at the press-briefing at Ukraine Crisis Media Center.

Russian proxies fired at Pisky, Opytne, Maryinka and Kirove in the Donetsk sector using 120-mm mortars, grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms. “In the Luhansk sector, the enemy primarily used grenade launchers close to Stanytsia Luhanska, Shchastya, Zolote and Tryokhizbenka,” Lt. Col. Matyukhin said.