First Minsk meeting in this year is over. Concluded that Christmas truce was failed. On 18 January Skype call on prisoners swapATO spox: Donetsk sector: Totally, 14 enemy attacks, including - 6 with heavy weapons. ATO spokesperson: Mariupol sector: hot spots are the same - Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Pavlopil, Hnutove, Shyrokyne. Col. Oleksandr Motuzyanyk: In total, 37 enemy attacks, including 6 - with heavy armaments in the Mariupol sector ATO spokesperson: Over the previous day, 1 UA serviceman was wounded in action Col. Motuzyanyk: UA mil intel reported enemy losses over the past week: 7 militants killed, 14 - wounded ATO spox: SSU eliminated enemy agent network in Krasnohorivka. Three agents collected info about UA units in ATO area Col. Motuzyanyk: enemy shelled Avdiivka for 6 hours. Militants fired with mortars and artillery Col. Oleksandr Motuzyanyk: Donetsk sector: enemy is active across the front-line, except Donetsk airport ATO spokesperson: In total, enemy performed 9 attacks, including 3 - with mortars, in the Luhansk sector ATO spox: Luhansk sector: Enemy repeatedly shelled Troitske with grenade launchers and 120mm mortars Map. Situation in eastern Ukraine January 16, 2017, 00:00 EET DNR group Basurin via Lifenews: Ukrainian army opened fire 796 times yesterday, also attacked DNR group positions, killed a solider, and took his body Col. Oleksandr Motuzyanyk: Over the previous day, 1 UA serviceman KIA, 3 soldiers WIA. ATO spox: Enemy shell damaged residential house in Zalizne, near Toretsk Col. Motuzyanyk: In total, 18 enemy attacks, 1/3 - heavy weapons, in the Donetsk sector. ATO spokesperson: Militants violate the cease-fire in the Mariupol sector both at day and night ATO spox: Mariupol sector: 30 enemy attacks, including 1/6 - with heavy weapons. ATO spokesperson: Over 130 projectiles were fired against UA positions in the Luhansk sector Col. Oleksandr Motuzyanyk: Popasna remains the hottest spot. Cease-fire was also disrupted in Stanytsia Luhanska and Lobacheve. ATO spokesperson: Donetsk sector: A series of skirmishes between ATO forces and militants in Zaitseve and Avdiivka ATO spox: Luhansk sector: enemy intensified its shelling. Enemy fired with mortars and artillery near Bahmut road and Novozvanivka Russian forces attacked an Ukrainian army position near Novoaleksandrovka wit an ATGM causing 1 KIA and 1 WIA among Ukrainians. Map. Situation in eastern Ukraine January 15, 2017, 00:00 EET ATO spox: Yesterday, UA AF recovered the bodies of 3 UA soldiers. Further info will be available after identification and forensics Col. Oleksandr Motuzyanyk: Over the previous day, UA AF incurred no fatalities, 1 UA soldiers WIA near Zaitseve. ATO spokesperson: Totally, 22 enemy attacks, including 3 with heavy armaments, in the Donetsk sector Col. Motuzyanyk: 2 military clashes near Maryinka and Petrivske. 1 enemy KIA ATO spox: Mariupol direction: 23 enemy attacks, including 3 with heavy weapons, 2 military clashes. Col. Motuzyanyk: Luhansk sector: 15 enemy attacks, including 8 with heavy weapons.

Map. History of Minsk Monitor conflict

17 January 2017
Map. Situation in eastern Ukraine January 16, 2017, 00:00 EET
Russian forces attacked an Ukrainian army position near Novoaleksandrovka wit an ATGM causing 1 KIA and 1 WIA among Ukrainians.
Map. Situation in eastern Ukraine January 15, 2017, 00:00 EET