The fighting in Donbas escalated on Apr. 20, with the Russian-led militants attacking Ukraine army positions 47 times, the army reports Apr. 21.
The fiercest fighting took place near Donetsk. The enemy used 120-mm and 82-mm mortars, grenade launchers, tanks and large-caliber machine guns to attack.
In the Mariupol area, the rebels fired 82-mm mortars on our positions near Maryinka, Krasnohorivka, Shyrokine and Vodyane.
In the Luhansk area, 82-mm mortars and automatic grenade launchers were used near Katerynivka, Novozvanivka and Donets.