Donetska water filtration station comes under militant 120mm mortar fire
"Russian-backed terrorist groups stationed in the occupied town of Yasynuvata launched a fire attack on the Donetska filtration station near Avdiyivka at 19:01 local time on May 21," the ATO HQ said.
Ukraine's army advances one km closer to occupied Debaltseve in Donbas – volunteer
The Ukrainian army has advanced one kilometer closer to the Russian-occupied town of Debaltseve in Donetsk region and taken new positions after Ukrainian troops had to repel enemy attacks, according to volunteer who raises funds for the Armed Forces of Ukrainian Yuriy Mysiahin.
Three Ukrainian soldiers wounded amid 40 attacks in Donbas in last day
"The Mariupol sector: 25 enemy attacks were recorded. In particular, the militants repeatedly attacked fortified ATO positions near the villages of Shyrokyne, Vodiane, Talakivka, Lebedynske, and Berdianske, using 120mm mortars. The defenders of Shyrokyne came under fire from 122mm artillery systems. Moreover, the enemy used light weapons against our fortified positions near the villages of Bohdanivka, Chermalyk, and Pavlopil," the report says.
Escalation in Donbas: 5 WIA's amid 52 enemy attacks in last day
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 52 times in the past 24 hours with five Ukrainian soldiers reported as wounded in action (WIA), according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters.
Militant who took photos with killed Ukrainian soldiers deported from Norway
Russian nationalist Yan Petrovskiy was deprived of the residence permit and deported from Norway in October 2016. He fought in Donbas along with Russian militants. This was reported by Medusa.
Militants shell 43 times in Donbas, no casualties
Militants shelled Ukraine’s Armed Forces positions 43 times in ATO area over the past 24 hours, there were no casualties among Ukrainian soldiers. This was announced by the speaker of the ATO press center Anton Myronovych on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel
UNOHCHR: 1.3 mln civilians in Donbas on brink of humanitarian crisis
The UN OHCHR Office in Ukraine reports an increased risk of spread of epidemic diseases in the war-torn Donbas; almost 1.3 million local civilians are on the brink of the humanitarian crisis.
OSCE: "DPR" members instructed to deny SMM passage
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has said the members of the so-called Donetsk People's Republic ("DPR") are instructed to stop SMM patrols and deny their passage unless they are on "planned routes."
Donbas: 49 attacks on Ukrainian positions
Mortar fire was reported all over the combat zone in eastern Ukraine; Mariupol and Donetsk sector took most of the fire.
37 militants' attacks conducted over the past day in ATO area
Over the past day, illegal armed groups attacked Ukrainian positions in ATO area 37 times, the press center of the headquarters of anti terrorist operation reported.
President honored memory of the deceased in the World War II
President Petro Poroshenko took part in the ceremony of honoring memory of the deceased on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of Victory over Nazism.
Donbas militants attack Ukraine 30 times on May 8 – ATO HQ
Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 30 times on May 8 with one Ukrainian soldier reported as killed in action (KIA) and five as wounded in action (WIA), the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) Headquarters reports.