Ukraine has reported two violations of the latest ceasefire agreements by Russia-controlled armed groups in the Donbas warzone on Monday, August 17,.
"In total, over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian military recorded two violations on the part of the enemy of the agreements reached within the Trilateral Contact Group on July 22," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Command said in a Facebook update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on August 18, 2020.
Read alsoPrisoner swap: Ukraine submits list with 100 names to OSCEThe enemy fired a grenade near the village of Vodiane in the afternoon. The shot posed no threat to the lives and health of Ukrainian troops so Joint Forces did not return fire.
Moreover, the enemy violated the truce commencing engineering works near Vodiane near Ukrainian positions.
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 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.