"The ceasefire lasted along the contact line almost the whole day. However, late at night, at about 23:00 Kyiv time, the Russian occupation troops could not resist resorting to a provocation and violated the Minsk agreements. Over the past day, militants shelled positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine twice," the report says.

Read alsoWounded member of Russia's special forces unit in Donbas rescued by Ukrainian doctors (Video)In particular, in the Luhansk sector, the enemy used heavy mortars at the Svitlodarska Duhs bulge. Militants fired 120mm mortars and heavy machine guns twice on the Ukrainian fortified positions near the village of Luhanske from the temporarily uncontrolled villages of Nyzhnie Lozove and Kalynivka.

No ceasefire violations have been recorded in other sectors of the Ukrainian defense lines