No full ceasefire: Donbas militants open fire in Avdiyivka
The militants fired rocket-propelled grenades twice on the Avdiyivka industrial zone since the beginning of the day, the press officer of the Donetsk sector Oleksandr Zavtonov said on 112 Ukraine TV Channel.
"Since 00:00 Kyiv time, the situation in the area of responsibility of the Donetsk operational-tactical group has calmed down sharply, though not for a long time. As of 06:00, we have recorded two shots from rocket-propelled grenades, a heavy machine gun, and small arms near the Avdiyivka industrial zone," he said.
Steinmeier brings pledge from Moscow: Donbas separatists will cease fire at midnight Zavtonov recalled that combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in the Donetsk sector 26 times in the past 24 hours. "In order to stop the Russian occupiers, the Ukrainian defenders were forced to return fire six times," he said.