The situation in the East of the country (map ATO) as of 12:00 on 9 January 2019 according to the NSDC of Ukraine.
The Russian occupation troops had reduced their firing activity to a minimum for a day on the frontline recorded only 1 the shelling of the strongholds of Ukrainian troops. The enemy again refrained from the use of weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements calibers, according to Rus.Media.
Specified the targeting occurred after 15:00 hours in this area
It was short-lived – within 20 minutes the enemy from the occupied village of Donetsk fired on the positions of the divisions of integrated forces, equipped near Novomoskovskoe. The invaders used hand-held antitank grenade launchers and small arms.
Members of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in response to the applied duty firepower.
Within the last day no one Ukrainian soldier was killed or injured.
Since the beginning of the current day, as of 12:00, the enemy violated the regime of silence 1 time, it happened in Donetsk direction.
With 11 hours for 20 minutes the occupants with easel anti-tank grenade launchers and machine guns of large caliber fired at our strong points near Novomikhailovka.
Losses among the personnel of the joint forces there.
Ukrainian military continue to reliably monitor the situation on the contact line.
Information of the Main intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine
The command of the Russian occupying troops taking a number of unconventional measures to increase the level of combat readiness and moral-psychological condition of military formations and units of 1 (Donetsk) and 2 (Lugansk) AK armed forces.
In particular, since the beginning of January TS. to divisions which are at the forefront in the territory of the Russian Federation introduced significant reserves of psychotropic medication type. The use of these drugs affects the human nervous system, increases endurance when excessive exercise and suppresses the feeling of fear. At the same time, to avoid leakage of information about the use of psychotropic substances distributed information about the use of special vitamin complexes for prevention of influenza and acute respiratory diseases.
Along with this, part with the so this “medication” is issued only to staff of the advanced units, prompting a certain amount of Russian soldiers to give up another rotation and to remain at the forefront more than the established time frame.