Three militants tried to break through the defense on the arc Svetlodarsk.

Боевики трижды пытались прорвать оборону на Светлодарской дуге, - штаб

During the day the militants attacked the Ukrainian military positions at the arc Svetlodarsk. This reports the press center of staff ATO.

“Three militants tried to attack position forces ATO in the area of Svetlodarsk arc, and each time were forced, taking away the wounded, to retreat”, – stated in the message.

Just a day the militants 50 times fired at positions of forces ATO.

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We will remind, on December 18, the result of the battle on the arc Svetlodarsk 5 Ukrainian servicemen were killed. After a few days it was reported that the militants tried to break through the defense of the APU in that direction. Yesterday the head of the NSDC Oleksandr Turchynov said that the Ukrainian side took the offensive and occupied new positions on Svetlodarskoye arc.

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Note, on December 21, participants of the Trilateral contact group on settling the situation in Donbas have confirmed their intentions to cease fire from 00:00 on 24 December. On December 21, said the OSCE representative at the talks, Martin Sajdik.

Yesterday, December 23, intelligence of the headquarters of the ATO reported that the Russian occupation troops plan to implement a number of provocative attacks with the use of the Minsk agreements prohibited weapons to bring back the fire and to accuse the Ukrainian side of violating the “silence regime”.