15:16 Apr. 17, 2016
Combined Russian-separatist forces continue attacking Ukrainian troops in Donbas
One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another 3 were wounded in the Donbas conflict zone in the last 24 hours, according to a Ukrainian military spokesperson.
"Over the past day, during the military operations in the ATO zone, one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and three others were wounded," president administration's military spokesman Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing in Kyiv.
According to a previous report, the Russian-backed separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 50 times in the past 24 hours.