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The Command of Ukraine's Armed Forces reported eight violations of the latest ceasefire agreement by Russia-controlled armed groups in the Donbas warzone on Thursday, December 10.

"In the past day, December 10, the Russian occupation forces eight times violated the ceasefire agreements," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Command wrote on Facebook in an update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on December 11, 2020.

In particular, the enemy fired grenade launchers of various systems near the villages of Vodiane and Lebedynske, as well as an anti-tank grenade launcher – near the town of Maryinka. Also, occupiers employed small arms near the village of Starohnativka. Another three ceasefire violations were recorded near the town of Avdiyivka where the invaders fired hand-held anti-tank grenade launchers.

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The shots fired posed no threat to the lives and health of Ukrainian soldiers therefore the Joint Forces did not return fire, the HQ said.

No casualties were reported in the past day.

Since midnight, enemy forces have not attacked Ukrainian troops, the JFO HQ said.

The situation is under full control of the Ukrainian military.

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.

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.