Ministry of Defense: Russian proxies violated the ceasefire twice yesterday


Russia-backed militants committed two ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine yesterday, all in Donetsk sector. Ukrainian servicemen did not return fire, reported Ukrainian Ministry of Defense spokesman Colonel Dmytro Hutsulyak at a press briefing at Ukraine Crisis Media Center.

Russian proxies delivered both attacks in Avdiivka area. “The first attack took place at 5:00, the second one at 19:00. The enemy used small arms and grenade launchers,” elaborated the spokesman.

Unfortunately, one Ukrainian serviceman was injured in action yesterday.

Report on the military developments as of March 18 is available here. Interactive data on the shelling: chronology shelling chart and the interactive map.