19 Attacks by Russia-Backed Forces

August 31, 2017
Butovka Coal Mine

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19 Attacks by Russia-Backed Forces

Butovka Coal Mine. Photo by Wikimapia 

The Ukrainian Defense Ministry reported 19 attacks today from Russia-backed forces, mainly on the Donetsk line, Unian.net reported.

After 18:00, militants fired on Avdeyevka’s industrial zone and the Butovka coal mine. They also used small arms and heavy machine guns on Zaytsevo and Kaminka.
On the Mariupol line, heavy machine guns fired on Vodyanoye. 
It was relatively quiet on the Lugansk line.

No casualties were reported.

— Catherine A. Fitzpatrick