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No violations of the ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation zone in eastern Ukraine's Donbas were recorded on Friday, August 28.

There were no Ukrainian army casualties, the JFO Command said in a morning update on Facebook on Saturday, August 29.

Read alsoUkraine's JFO HQ reports enemy death toll in Donbas since start of new truceThe Ukrainian military continue adhering to the ceasefire and are ready to respond to any attack by the enemy, it said.

Since Saturday midnight, the sides have continued observing the full and comprehensive ceasefire.

Background

  • Participants in the Trilateral Contact Group (Ukraine, Russia, and the OSCE) on the peace settlement in Donbas on July 22 agreed on a full and comprehensive ceasefire along the contact line from 00:01 on Monday, July 27.
  • The new ceasefire regime was enforced at 00:01 Kyiv time on July 27.
  • On the very first day of the newly-agreed truce, Russia's hybrid military forces mounted three attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.