The Command of Ukraine's Armed Forces has reported four violations of the latest ceasefire agreement committed by Russia-controlled armed groups in the Donbas warzone on Tuesday, February 16.
"In the past day, February 16, four ceasefire violations were recorded in the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) zone," the press center of the Ukrainian JFO Command said on Facebook in an update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on February 17, 2021.
In particular, the Russian occupation troops fired proscribed 82mm mortars toward Ukrainian positions near the town of Krasnohorivka, as well as anti-tank and under-barrel grenade launchers near the village of Vodiane.
Also, the enemy used sniper rifles near the village of Pivdenne.
The Joint Forces fired back, the report said.
Read alsoKuleba: Russia started curtailing relations with EU back in 2014, by launching aggression against UkraineThe violations were reported to OSCE representatives through the Joint Center for Control and Coordination (JCCC) on the ceasefire and stabilization in Donbas.
There were no casualties in the past day.
Since midnight, enemy forces have not attacked Ukrainian troops.
The Ukrainian military say the situation is under full control.
Donbas ceasefire: 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, 2020.
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.