Ukraine Day 1045: LIVE UPDATES BELOW.
There were no casualties on the Ukrainian front today. Mariupol’s city site reported a civilian woman had been injured in shelling in Opytnoye on December 19 and was brought for treatment to Mariupol.
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0629 also reported that a civilian woman wounded in shelling in Opytnoye was brought unconscious to the hospital in Mariupol on December 19 for medical treatment.
The ATO reported this evening on its Facebook page at 18:00 that Russia-backed forces had made 22 attacks during the day. They fired on Krasnogorovka with an 82-mm mortar-launcher, and from heavy machine guns and firearms on Starognatovka, Shirokino, Novotroitskoye and Maryinka.
On the Lugansk line, militants used a BMP to shell Balka Kosharnaya, and used firearms on Krymskoye and Malinovoye.
Edward Basurin, self-styled “defense minister” of the self-declared “Donetsk People’s Republic” said in his briefing today Ukrainian troops fired on Trudovskiye and Aleksandrovka to the west of Donetsk, Zaytsevo and Shirokaya Balka outside of Gorlovka; Yasinovataya and nearby Krasny Partizan, Sakhanka, Oktyabr, Leninskoye, Kominternovo in Novoazovsky District and Grigorovka in Telman District.
— Catherine A. Fitzpatrick