1 Ukrainian Soldier Killed, 2 Wounded

December 30, 2017
Photo by Reuters

Ukraine Day 1411: LIVE UPDATES BELOW. One Ukrainian soldier was killed and 2 were concussed in the previous reporting period,

Yesterday’s coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here.

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1 Ukrainian Soldier Killed, 2 Wounded

Photo by ReutersĀ 

One Ukrainian soldier was killed and 2 were concussed in the previous reporting period, Unian reported.

Russia-backed forces violated the ceasefire 6 times. On the Lugansk line, militants fired 82-mm mortars, grenade-launchers and heavy machine guns near Luganskoye.
On the Donetsk line, militants fired 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers, machine guns and small arms near the Butovka Mine.
Kanka and Verknyetoretskoye were attacked with grenade-launchers and light infantry weapons.
Militants fired from Sakhanka at Vodyanoye and also attacked Pavlopov with 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms.
Ukrainian forces did not return fire.
Russia-backed militants are stepping up their use of snipers, Unian and Information Resistance reported.

— Catherine A. Fitzpatrick