During the past 24 hours, Ukrainian armed forces committed combat provocations four times, as official representative of the DPR PMD Oleg Nikitin reported at the briefing in Donetsk on October 15.
  • Thus, on the Donetsk direction, from the direction of Peski, militants from the 23rd battalion of the 56th brigade opened small arms fire at the area of the Volvo-Center of Donetsk. Military from the 54th brigade fired a rocket-propelled grenade at Yakovlevka and shelled Kashtanovoye, having fired nine 82mm mortar shells.
  • On the Mariupol front, from positions of a marine corps battalion of the 36th AFU brigade, which are located near Vodyanoye, militants opened fire with small arms at Leninskoye.
Ukrainian militants also twice violated Clause 1 of the Additional Measures for the Enhancement and Control of the Effective Ceasefire, having used a UAV near Granitnoye. From their positions near Avdeyevka, militants from the 1st battalion of the 54th brigade have opened fire at the outskirts of Spartak with an SPG already since the beginning of the current 24-hour period.