Russian occupation forces on December 24 violated the ceasefire nine times, according to the press center of the Joint Operation Forces Headquarters.
The invaders fired at the Ukrainian army positions, using 82 mm mortars proscribed by the Minsk agreements, as well as grenade launchers of various types, heavy machine guns, and other small arms.
The enemy engaged Ukrainian troops in Berezove in the zone of responsibility of the Skhid [East] tactical grouping with grenade launchers of various types and heavy machine guns. Eight attacks were recorded in the zone of responsibility of the Pivnich [North] tactical grouping: four attacks near Novoluhanske (nine 82 mm mortar shots, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and other small arms fired); an attack near Krymske (grenade launchers of various types and small arms); in the area of Svitlodarsk (grenade launchers of various types and heavy machine guns); near Shumy (grenade launchers ); and near Troyitske (heavy machine guns).
As a result of enemy shelling on Tuesday, a Ukrainian soldier was reported as wounded in action.
From day-start on Wednesday, Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire once, near Krymske.
As a result of enemy shelling, a soldier was injured.