The Command of Ukraine's Armed Forces has reported three violations of the latest ceasefire agreement committed by Russia-controlled armed groups in the Donbas warzone on Monday, February 15.
"In the past day, February 15, three 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 16, 2021.
In particular, the Russian Federation's armed formations fired an anti-tank grenade launcher near the village of Slavne, as well as a hand-held anti-tank grenade launcher near the village of Opytne.
Read alsoOSCE reports on hottest spots in Donbas in 2020Also, the Russian occupation forces used an automatic grenade launcher and a heavy machine gun near the town of Svitlodarsk.
The Joint Forces fired back, the report said.
The 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.