Ukraine has reported one enemy provocation on Monday, September 7, as Russia's hybrid military forces violated the newly-agreed truce in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.
"In the past day, September 7, Russian Federation's armed formations once violated ceasefire agreements reached on July 22," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation Command reported in a Facebook update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on September 8, 2020.
In particular, the enemy fired random provocative shots from rifles and a hand-held anti-tank grenade launcher near the village of Kamianka.
Read alsoSoldier dies after tanker truck gets blown up in DonbasThe shots posed no threat to the lives and health of Ukrainian troops so the Joint Forces did not return fire.
No casualties were reported in the past day.
Since Tuesday midnight, no attacks by Russian Federation's armed formations have been recorded, the JFO HQ said.
The situation is under full control of the Ukrainian military.
The Joint Forces are abiding by the ceasefire, being ready to adequately respond to possible attacks by the adversary, it said.
Donbas 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.