REUTERS

Russia's hybrid military forces on Friday mounted eight attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.

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"The armed forces of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire eight times on January 31," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation said in a Facebook update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on February 1, 2020.

The enemy opened fire from 82mm mortars, which are banned under the Minsk peace agreements, as well as grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns, and other small arms.

In particular, five attacks were reported in the Skhid (East) sector: near the town of Avdiyivka, as well as near the villages of Shyrokyne, Starohnativka, Lebedynske, and Vasylivka.

Three enemy attacks were recorded in the Pivnich (North) sector: near the villages of Luhanske (twice) and Novoluhanske.

There were no Ukrainian army casualties in the past day.

Since Saturday midnight, Russian-led forces have been observing the ceasefire.