Ukraine army retakes village in Luhansk region without violation of Minsk accords

20:50, 01 July 2018
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Ukraine has been fighting against Russian-led forces in Donbas / REUTERS

"According to information obtained by Information Resistance, late in June this year, a deep reconnaissance company of a unit from the [Ukrainian] Joint Forces reserve conducted a successful operation to liberate and take control of another important administrative unit, the village of Zolote-4," Tymchuk wrote on Facebook on July 1.

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There were no casualties among Ukrainian troops and civilians due to the skillful and professional leadership of the battalion commander, decisive actions by company commander, Second Lieutenant Oleh Lidenko and commander of the platoon Zurab Chikhelidze, Tymchuk said.

"The operation was conducted without violations of the Minsk agreements," he added.

As UNIAN reported, despite the ceasefire agreed as of the beginning of July, Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian troops twice from 00:00 to 07:00 local time on July 1.

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