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Ukraine has reported four violations of the latest ceasefire agreement by Russia-controlled armed groups in the Donbas warzone on Thursday, November 12.

"In the past day, November 12, four ceasefire violations by the Russian Federation's armed formations and its mercenaries were recorded in the areas of responsibility of Ukrainian units," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Command wrote on Facebook in an update as of 07:30 Kyiv time on November 13, 2020.

In particular, the enemy fired grenade launchers of various systems near the town of Avdiyivka and the village of Novoluhanske. In addition, the occupiers fired automatic rifles and a tripod-mounted man-portable antitank gun near the village of Vodiane.

Read alsoFull reintegration of occupied Donbas into Ukraine may take 25 years – ministerSince the shots posed no threat to the lives and health of Ukrainian soldiers, Joint Forces did not return fire.

Since Friday midnight, one ceasefire violation by the enemy with the use of an 82mm mortar has been recorded near the village of Kamianka.

No casualties were reported over the period under review.

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.