Ukraine Defense Ministry

Over the past day in the Donbas warzone, Russian occupation forces violated the latest truce agreement six times.

That's according to a morning update by the press center of the Joint Forces Operation Headquarters.

"Over the past day, on October 13, six violations of the agreements that entered into force on July 27, 2020, were recorded," the report says.

Russian proxy forces opened fire, using a hand-held anti-tank grenade launcher near Zaitseve, and an automatic easel grenade launcher – by Pisky and Orikhove. Also, the enemy was reported using a hand-held anti-tank grenade launcher and small arms in the area of ​Khutir Vilnyi.

The Headquarters noted that the Ukrainian military did not return fire in response to provocative moves by the enemy.

Read alsoNSDC official addresses ammo production issueThere were no combat losses or injuries among the Ukrainian defenders.

Two more violations of truce were reported in the Azov littoral where enemy UAVs were spotted flying over Pishchevyk and Vodiane, breaching the contact line. Ukrainian troops applied e-warfare means to suppress the drones and make their further use impossible.

Since day-start on Wednesday, no ceasefire violations have been recorded.

Donbas truce: 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. Ukraine has reported more such violations over the latest period