Russian proxies violate "ceasefire" 30 times in past 24 hours

11:07, 10 September 2016
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Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 30 times in the past 24 hours, including 10 times in the Mariupol sector, five times in the Donetsk sector and 15 times in the Luhansk sector, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters (ATO HQ).


"In the Luhansk sector, the enemy fired machine guns, small arms and rocket-propelled grenades on the villages of Novo-Oleksandrivka and Novozvanivka, and the town of Popasna. In addition, a sniper was active in Novo-Oleksandrivka," the headquarters said.

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The Ukrainian army spotted 12 enemy drones in the Donbas conflict zone.

"Despite provocative militant actions, the Armed Forces of Ukraine unswervingly adhere to the Minsk agreements," the press center said.

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