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Ukraine has reported one enemy provocation on Wednesday, August 26, as Russia's hybrid military forces violated the newly-agreed truce in Donbas, eastern Ukraine.

"Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian military recorded one ceasefire violation by the Russian Federation's armed formations," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation Command said in a Facebook update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on August 27, 2020.

In particular, several shots from small arms were heard near the town of Maryinka.

Read alsoZelensky hopes to make Donbas war end as early as this yearThe provocation posed no threat to life and health, so the Ukrainian military did not return fire.

The Joint Forces were abiding by the ceasefire, being ready to adequately respond to possible attacks by the adversary, it said.

No Ukrainian army casualties were reported over the past day.

Since Thursday 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.

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.