A soldier walks at the position of Ukrainian servicemen near eastern city of Avdiyivka on Feb. 19.
Photo by Volodymyr Petrov
“The town of Maryinka, and the villages of Chermalyk and Pavlopil in the Mariupol sector came under mortar fire, while grenade launchers were used to attack the villages of Vodiane and Hnutove. The Russian-backed separatists also used grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms to fire on the villages of Lebedynske, Pavlopil, Novohryhorivka, Hnutove, and Shyrokyne. Additionally, Shyrokyne, Vodiane and Hnutove were attacked by infantry fighting vehicles. Furthermore, a sniper was active in the village of Novotroyitske,” the report says.