Ukraine has reported three violations of the latest ceasefire agreements by Russia-controlled armed groups in the Donbas warzone on Tuesday, September 1.
"In total, over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian military recorded three ceasefire violations by enemy forces," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Command wrote on Facebook in an update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on September 2, 2020.
In particular, the enemy opened fire using automatic grenade launchers and small arms near the village of Vodiane, a hand-held anti-tank grenade launcher near the village of Mayorsk, as well as rifles near the town of Maryinka.
Read alsoFokin's "compromise." Why Ukraine should forget about forgiving enemy in DonbasThe shots posed no threat to the lives and health of Ukrainian troops so Joint Forces did not return fire.
No casualties were reported in the past day.
Since Wednesday 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 report says.
Donbas truce: background
- Parties to 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 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. More provocations have been reported since.