REUTERS

Ukraine has reported one violation of the latest ceasefire by Russia-controlled armed groups in the Donbas warzone on Sunday, September 20.

"In the past day, on September 20, one ceasefire violation was recorded in the areas of responsibility of our units," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Command wrote on Facebook in an update as of 07:00 Kyiv time on September 21, 2020.

In particular, the enemy used rifles near the village of Novo-Oleksandrivka.

The Joint Forces did not return fire not to respond to the provocation.

Read alsoDonbas update: Ukraine reports one WIA amid three ceasefire violations Sept 19Two ceasefire violations in the JFO zone have been reported since Monday midnight. The enemy used rifles, as well as a grenade launcher near the town of Maryinka.

No casualties were recorded amid shelling in the past day.

The Joint Forces are abiding by the ceasefire, being ready to adequately respond to possible attacks by the adversary, it 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.
  • 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.