The situation in the East of the country (map ATO) as of 12:00 June 13, 2018, according to the NSDC of Ukraine.
During the day, in the past, the situation on the frontline has not changed significantly and remained controlled by units of the United forces, informs Rus.Media.
The enemy continues to consciously apply to defensive positions of units of the combined forces of the Minsk agreements prohibited weapons.
In General, over the past day, June 12, units of the combined forces recorded 32 of enemy attacks, during which the Russian occupation forces fired 67 min from the weapon forbidden by the Minsk agreements.
To prevent the advance of the enemy towards our positions, and suppress weapon emplacements of the enemy, the soldiers of the United forces gave an adequate response to the invaders, securely holding positions. Our defenders 20 times opened fire in response, using regular infantry weapons.
And, as already reported yesterday in the fighting in Luhansk direction from the bullet of an enemy sniper killed one soldier of the Armed forces of Ukraine.
In addition, during the last day of combat traumas were received by two of our fighters. They were promptly delivered to a medical facility, their health is described as satisfactory.
According to our intelligence, yesterday, as a result of well-aimed return fire units of the joint forces killed 5 and wounded 4 invaders. In addition the enemy lost an armored vehicle.
During the last day recorded 11 impact of attacks from the enemy. As in previous days, the invaders once again fired from mortars 120 caliber near Novomoskovskaja, releasing within days of our fortifications 22 mines.
In addition, the Russian occupation troops fired at positions of defenders of the Luhansk and Crimean. There were recorded 9 mine explosions from mortars 82 mm.
Enemy fire provocations with the use of different types of grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms recorded in the area n. p. Troitskoe, Zaitsev, gold, Village Lugansk.
Our defenders opened adequate retaliatory fire from regular infantry weapons.
As a result of fighting near Novgorod from the shot of enemy sniper killed one soldier.
Compared with yesterday the enemy activity has increased. There were 21 direct fire from the Russian occupation troops against 18 attacks for the last day.
In particular near Novotroitsk, the enemy struck mortar fire from the artillery of caliber of 120. Several enemy mortar shells exploded near the village yesterday morning. The fire was coming from enemy-occupied Dokuchaevsk.
In addition, around n of the item of Lebedinskoye Water and the militants have carried out a fire RAID, firing towards the positions of our defenders 28 min mortars 120 caliber. The Russian occupation troops also conducted mortar fire on positions of the Ukrainian defenders near the settlement Gnutova, releasing 7 mortar 82-caliber.
Continued enemy fire also near Marinka, where, besides small arms, the militants used weapons, infantry fighting vehicles.
Not been easy in other parts of the line of contact, in particular in the area of N. p. Lomakin, Gnutova, Novotroitsk, SHIROKANE, Palopoli, Verkhneolonetski, Lebedinskoye, Avdeevka, Experienced Talakovka.
These settlements the enemy was tarbouchi fire from heavy machine guns and grenade launchers of various types.
The situation on the contact line as of this morning, June 13
Therefore from midnight till 09:00 am already fixed 8 of the sighting of enemy attacks by Russian occupation troops.
In particular, the night, on the Lugansk direction, positions of defenders near Novomoskovskoe and Novoaleksandrovka were fired at the occupants of the caliber mortars 82.
There were recorded 25 mins of breaks And at dawn, near Novomoskovskaja, the enemy artillery systems 122-caliber fired at our positions 6 shells.
I note that the Ukrainian defenders opened fire in response. All attempts of the enemy to move into the depth of our defense remained unfulfilled.
The rest of the attacks from the enemy, using heavy machine guns, grenade launchers and small arms was recorded that night on the Donetsk direction, namely in the area of Shirokino and Gotovogo.
Please note that since the beginning of this era from enemy fire injured two of our defenders.
Information of the Main intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine
The command of the Russian occupation forces have stepped up preparations for the use of artillery units. In particular, on grounds temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, significantly increased the intensity of the practical firing of reactive systems of volley fire “Grad” and 152-mm artillery systems.
In addition, the enemy increased the number of artillery calculations that are involved in the duty on the advanced positions of the units and formations of the T. SV. 1 and 2, AK Russian occupation troops.
At the same time, the enemy intensified reconnaissance with use of unmanned aerial vehicles in Novoaydarsky, Slavic, Volnovakha and Mariupol directions.
Yesterday in Odessa kicked off the main planning conference of the Ukrainian-Romanian exercise “Rvery – 2018”.
The conference was attended by the officers of the Naval forces of Ukraine armed forces of Ukraine, the soldiers of the Odessa marine guard detachment of the State border service of Ukraine and the representatives of Romania.
The aim of the event is to develop the concept and overall plan of the training. During the briefing, the participants discussed waste issues. In particular, during the two days will be the revised plan and the major episodes of training, coordinated logistical needs and communication. It is also planned to discuss the structure of the staff leadership training and order of his work.
Yesterday in the Naval Forces of VS of Ukraine with the delegation of the commander of the Naval forces of the armed Forces of Romania.
During the visit he met the commander of the naval forces of Ukraine Vice-Admiral Igor Voronchenko with the commander of the Naval forces of the armed Forces of Romania, Vice-Admiral Alexander Mircea.
The commanders discussed issues of regional security, cooperation in the black sea region, and identified priority areas of bilateral military cooperation.
June 12 in Vinnytsia hosted a working meeting between representatives of the Ukrainian Air Force and Air Force National guard of the state of California of the United States of America.
During the meeting the heads of delegations, namely, the commander of Air forces of VS of Ukraine the General-Colonel Sergey Drozdov and commander of the air force NG California major General Glue Harrison discussed the issues on further perspective directions of bilateral military cooperation.
In addition, we discussed some questions on planning multinational exercises “clear sky-2018” to be held in the fall at the Khmelnitsky and Vinnytsia, with the participation of 11 countries.