REUTERS

At the same, the Joint Forces complied with the ceasefire, being ready to adequately respond to possible insidious actions by the adversary, the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation wrote in a morning update on Facebook on August 7.

However, since Friday midnight, enemy troops have opened fire twice, using small arms to stage an act of provocation near the village of Novoluhanske, as well as an under-barrel grenade launcher near the village of Shumy.

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"Isolated random shots posed no threat to life and health, so our soldiers held fire," reads the report.

No casualties were reported among Ukrainian troops over the period under review.

The situation is under full control of Ukrainian military.

Background

  • Participants in the Trilateral Contact Group (Ukraine, Russia, and OSCE) on the peace settlement in Donbas on July 22 agreed on 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.
  • Ukraine reported more fire provocations were reported over the past few days.