The Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense reported on Saturday, May 19 that Russia supplied ammunition to the Donbas, including artillery and rockets, by rail.
“Comprehensive supply for the occupying troops from Russia on the occupied territory [of Ukraine] continues. Ammunition for units and formations of the so-called Army Corps 1 (Donetsk) and 2 (Luhansk) is being replenished, [and] stocks of ammunition are being created at warehouses," the report said.
Ukrainian intelligence reports that the latest ammunition supply was delivered to Ilovaisk by the JSC Russian Railways, including 122-mm rockets for the Grad missiles, 122-mm artillery shells, and cartridges for small arms and anti-aircraft guns.
On the night of May 20, Russian separatists from Grad rocket launchers shelled the Ukrainian positions in Avdiivka and at the Donetsk filtration plant.