Despite the agreements reached regarding the New Year-Christmas truce, the Russian occupation troops could not fully ensure the ceasefire, it said.

Read alsoSBU detains informant of Russia-backed militantsAll ceasefire violations were reported in the Donetsk sector.

The enemy shelled the ATO strong points positioned on the outskirts of a number of front-line settlements in the Mariupol sector. In particular, militants used heavy machine guns and small arms to provoke Ukrainian soldiers into combat confrontations near the villages of Vodiane and Hranitne. In addition, the invaders fired grenade launchers and 82mm mortars near the village of Pavlopil.

As a result of enemy attacks, none of the Ukrainian defenders was killed or wounded.