Russia – Ukraine war updates: daily briefings as of August 28, 2016

russia ukraine war updates latest ukraine news in english russia ukraine war news blog russian intervention in ukraine timeline ukraine conflict timeline russia ukraine war news map latest news on fighting in eastern ukraine ukraine russia conflict breaking news russia ukraine war news russia ukraine news latest today latest news from russia ukraine crisis donbass war summary hybrid warfare russia ukraine 2016 ATO HQ and Presidential Administration briefings

Russia – Ukraine war updates from the war zone in southeast Ukraine as of August 28, 2016 by ATO HQ operational data and Presidential Administration spokesman on ATO issues briefing: EMPR highlights.

(1) The situation in the war zone in eastern Ukraine remains tense. Russian hybrid forces fired upon Ukrainian troop positions 59 times over the last day, including: 9 times on Luhansk direction, 26times on Donetsk direction and 24 times on Mariupol direction;
(2) Luhansk direction: Popasna and Stanytsa Luhanska suburbs were hot spots on this direction as Russian forces actively fired there with mortars, grenade launchers and small arms; Russian sniper activity reported in Popasna as well;
(3) Donetsk direction: firefights of high intensity with the use of mortar fire reported all across the frontline, Russian artillery shelling took place in Luhanske and in the area of Donetsk airport; the enemy used armored vehicles and mortars in Zaytseve and Maroysk; in particular, Russian occupiers released 100 mines upon Ukrainian positions in Zaytseve; the enemy actively fired upon Ukrainian troops in Avdiivka industrial area with mortars and cannons; to this end, Russian forces launched 17 attacks with forbidden heavy mortars and artillery on this direction;
(4) Mariupol direction: the hottest spots reported in Maryinka, Krasnogorivka and Shyrokino, where the enemy actively used mortar fire and small arms; Russian forces also launched artillery attacks in Shyrokino; Russian sniper fire took place in Maryinka; the enemy fired with forbidden mortars in Taramchuk, Talakivka and Vodyane;
(5) 2 Russian UAVs were spotted on Svitlodarska line and Mariupol direction;
(6) Russia has the following losses in the war zone in eastern Ukraine over the last 24 hours: 1 killed and 4 wounded;
(7) 2 Ukrainian servicemen were killed in action and 4 servicemen were wounded in action in the war zone in southeast Ukraine over the last 24 hours.


Image credits
Follow the link to find more Ukraine war updates daily briefings.
Share this:
Notify of

1 Comment
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Copyright ©2014-2022 Ukraine Front Lines


You can send us an email and we'll get back to you, Ukraine Front Lines team

Would love your thoughts, please comment.x

Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?