"Easter ceasefire" in Donbas fails on its first day with attacks on Ukrainian positions

12:40, 30 March 2018
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"Since the beginning of the day, the occupiers have twice violated the ceasefire, which came into force at midnight today. In the Donetsk sector, the enemy fired small arms at our positions near the town of Avdiyivka and the village of Opytne," spokesman for the headquarters of Ukraine's military operations Oleh Sushynskiy told 112 Ukraine TV channel on March 30, 2018.

There were no casualties during that period, he added.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Trilateral Contact Group for the settlement of the situation in Donbas on March 26 agreed on a comprehensive, sustainable and unlimited ceasefire from March 30, 2018.

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