“New Year truce" in Donbas: Ukraine forces come under fire, two WIAs reported

11:40, 31 December 2018
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At the same time, the enemy did not use weapons prohibited by Minsk Agreements, the report says.

It is noted that, in response to enemy provocations, Ukrainian troops returned fire.

According to Ukrainian intelligence, over the past 24 hours, three militants were killed and another three – injured.

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On December 31, the militants mortared JF positions.

"Today, two servicemen of the Joint Forces were wounded. In connection with the shelling by the armed forces of the Russian Federation and their mercenaries of JF positions, Ukrainian military took adequate measures to preserve the life and health of personnel of Ukraine's Armed Forces," the statement says.

Ukrainian troops continue to firmly control the enemy on the line of demarcation while respecting the conditions of a complete ceasefire.

The latest truce, as a result of negotiations held in Minsk, began at 00:00 December 29, Kyiv time.

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