Ukrainian troops repelled Russian attacks against the cities of Soledar and Bakhmut in the Donetsk region, the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine announced today, as quoted by DPA.

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In parallel, the Russian army and separatists continue to shell Ukrainian positions in the eastern Ukrainian region.

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In the Donetsk region, Kyiv's forces have also repelled attacks north of Slavyansk and in the area of ​​the city of Ugledar, BTA adds.

The Ukrainian army also thwarted Russian attacks in the area of ​​the villages of Pesky and Pervomayskoe, the statement added.

The Russian armed forces continue to fire artillery at the positions of the Ukrainian army along the entire front.

They also carried out six airstrikes, the Ukrainian General Staff also announced.

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