Ukraine war updates from the war zone in southeast Ukraine as of July 13, 2016 by ATO HQ operational data and Presidential Administration spokesman on ATO issues briefing: EMPR highlights.
(1) The situation in the war zone remains tense. Russian armed forces and their proxies opened fire 41 times in total upon Ukrainian troops positions, in particular: 4 times on Luhansk direction, 19 times on Donetsk direction and 18 on Mariupol direction;
(2) Luhansk direction: Russian troops opened fire from grenade launchers, armored vehicles and high caliber machine guns upon Ukrainian positions in Stanytsya Luhanska; another Russian forces provocations reported in the village of Krymske;
(3) Donetsk direction: the enemy used 122-mm artillery against Ukrainian troops in Mykolayivka Druha, 120-mm mortars in Zaytseve, Avdiivka, Semygirya, Novoselivka and Novoselivka Druha and finally 82-mortars in Dacha and Novgorodske; besides mentioned types of weapons, Russian forces opened fire from grenade launchers of different systems, high caliber machine guns and small arms upon Ukrainian positions in Avdiivka; it worth mention, that Russian forces released about 200 mines in Avdiivka industrial area and Horlivka; Russian sniper fire reported near Luhanske; to this end, 2/3 of all Russian firing fulfilled from heavy and forbidden by the Minsk agreements mortars;
(4) Mariupol direction: Russian armed forces concentrated activities in Krasnogorivka and opened fire with forbidden by the Minsk agreements 122-mm artillery and 120-mm mortar as well as APCs there; in addition, the enemy used 82-mm mortars against Ukraine defenders in Hnutove and high caliber machine guns in Shyrokino; to this end, Russian snipers opened fire upon Ukrainian positions in Maryinka;
(5) Russian UAVs were spotted over the sky at the Ukrainian territory in Donetsk Oblast;
(6) Russia continues to supply its regular armed forces and proxies in the war zone in southeast Ukraine with weaponry, in particular: fuel and 4 wagons with spare parts for weapons arrived to Rovenky railway hub and Luhansk depot, Ukrainian intelligence reports;
(7) Russian forces’ losses in the war zone in southeast Ukraine over the last day are as follows: 6 killed and 5 wounded;
(8) 2 Ukrainian servicemen were killed in action, 4 servicemen were wounded in action in southeast Ukraine over the last day.