Ukraine war updates on May 15, 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 armed forces and their militants opened fire upon Ukrainian troops in total 16 times over the last day, including 1 time on Luhansk direction, 7 times on Donetsk direction, and 8 times on Mariupol direction;
(2) Luhansk direction: the enemy violated ceasefire regime in Popasnyanskiy district again;
(3) Donetsk direction: Russian forces fulfilled a series of shellings at Ukrainian positions near Luganske and Avdiivka with the use of forbidden mortars;
(4) Mariupol direction: Russian forces shellings took place in Maryinka, Novogrygorivka and Shyrokino, where they used APCs, mortars and sniper’s fire;
(5) The enemy’s losses over the last day is as follows: 3 killed and 5 wounded;
(6) No lethal casualties among Ukrainian servicemen, but 2 servicemen were wounded in action near Avdiivka.