REUTERS

Ukraine has reported three violations of the latest ceasefire by Russia-controlled armed groups in the Donbas warzone on Monday, September 21.

"In the past day, September 21, the Russian Federation's armed formations violated the July 22 ceasefire agreements three times," 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 22, 2020.

Read alsoIssue of peacekeepers in Donbas still on the agenda – ReznikovIn particular, the enemy used rifles and a grenade launcher near the town of Maryinka. Another ceasefire violation with the use of rifles was recorded near the village of Vodiane.

The Joint Forces did not return fire.

No casualties were reported in the past day.

Since Tuesday midnight, no attacks by Russian Federation's armed formations have been recorded, 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.
  • 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.