Russia – Ukraine war updates: daily briefings as of February 18, 2020

Russia – Ukraine war updates from the war zone in southeast Ukraine as of February 18, 2020 by Joint forces operation HQ data: EMPR highlights. 

(1) Russian hybrid forces launched 8 attacks with the use of forbidden 120-mm and 82-mm mortar launchers in the war zone in eastern Ukraine for the last day. 

(2) Russian occupiers launched 6 attacks in the East area with the use of the following types of arms:

forbidden 82-mm mortar launchers – near Pavlopil (7 mines released),

easel anti-tank grenade launchers - near Hnutove, Berezove and Vodyane,

manual anti-tank grenade launchers - near Pavlopil (2 times),

high caliber machine guns – near Hnutove, Vodyane and Pavlopil (2 times),

automatic grenade launchers - near Pisky,

(3) Russian occupiers launched 1 attack in the North area with the use of the following types of arms:

forbidden 120-mm mortar launchers – near Orikhove (3 mines released),

forbidden 82-mm mortar launchers – Orikhove (4 mines released),

(4) This morning Russian forces launched massive attack on Ukrainian toops positions in the area of Novotoshkyvske, Orikhove, Krymske and Hutyr Vilnuy. 1 Ukrainian serviceman was killed in actions and 4 wounded in actions.



WE NEED YOUR HELP! 24/7, every day, since 2014 our team based in Kyiv is bringing crucial information to the world about Ukraine. Please support truly independent wartime Pulitzer Prize-winning journalism in #Ukraine.

You are welcome to fund us:

Support Ukraine Front Lines

Share this:

Notify of

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Copyright ©2014-2023 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?