The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine eight times overnight, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) wrote on Facebook on Monday.
"The situation deteriorated in the Donbas conflict zone at the end of the day. From 18:00 to midnight on September 14, the illegal armed groups intensified their attacks on our positions in the direction of Artemivsk," the press center said.
At 21:15, 21:35 and 22:15 Kyiv time, the militants started firing heavy machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and small arms on a fortified position of the Ukrainian armed forces north of the village of Lozove.
In Luhansk region, at about 20:00 Kyiv time, the Russian proxies started firing a grenade launcher on Ukrainian units in the town of Schastia. And at about 23:00 Kyiv time, they started firing mortars on ATO forces south of the village of Sokilnyki.
"From midnight to 06:00 on September 14, the Kremlin-backed mercenaries were not using weapons along the demarcation line," the press center said.