A Ukrainian soldier shoots with a machine gun during a battle with pro-Russian separatist fighters at Slovyansk, Ukraine, Friday, June 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
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Pro-Russian separatists operating from the grounds of a church in the eastern city of Slaviansk killed a member of the Ukrainian interior ministry's special forces and seriously wounded two others in a mortar attack Friday, the ministry said.Late Thursday, Ukrainian forces fended off an attack by separatists on a border post about 95 km (60 miles) to the east of Donetsk.The Border Guard service said five Ukrainian personnel were wounded in Thursday's attack and, according to its "preliminary information", 15 separatists had been killed in the attack.A spokesman for the Vostok Battalion was unavailable for comment. A spokeswoman for the separatists said she had no information about losses from the rebel side.
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