REUTERS

"The armed forces of the Russian Federation and its mercenaries violated the ceasefire twice on January 7," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in a Facebook update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on January 8, 2019.

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The enemy opened fire from grenade launchers of various types and small arms near the village of Vasylivka.

No casualties were reported in the past day.

Since Wednesday midnight, Russia-led forces have been observing the ceasefire.