Ukrainian military made two recon by combat attempts against DPR positions in the past 24 hours. The units of the 30th independent motorized infantry brigade were stopped near Novotroitskoye village, south-west of Donetsk. Having lost up to 7 soldiers dead in combat, the enemy was forced to retreat to original position. Another attack took place in Avdeevka industrial zone area. Ukrainian army lost up to 5 people in this operation.
Last night Ukrainian army shelled Zaytsevo village north of Gorlovka, Trudovskiye and Staromikhaylovka villages west of Donetsk, Spartak village in the north of the capital, Sosnovskoye and Sakhanka villages in the south of the Republic and the industrial zone near Yasinovataya by 122 mm artillery guns, 120 mm and 82 mm mortars. A total of 200 shells were fired at the territory of the Republic.
It was relatively calm this night as compared to the previous three days during the NATO summit. The tendency of shelling Donbass during international events significant to Ukraine continues.