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Ukraine's Defense Ministry says Russian-led forces continue violating truce in Donbas as one ceasefire violation has been recorded since Monday midnight.

"Since the beginning of the current day, September 7, as of 12:30 Kyiv time, one violation of the ceasefire by the Russian occupation forces has been recorded on the contact line," the ministry said in a report.

Read alsoFM Kuleba comments on escalation in DonbasAfter 09:10 Kyiv time, from the direction of the village of Kruta Balka, the occupiers fired several shots from rifles and one from a hand-held anti-tank grenade launcher near the village of Kamianka.

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There were casualties among the Ukrainian military, it said.

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.
  • On September 6, Russian Federation's armed formations violated ceasefire agreements reached on July 22. One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another one was wounded as a result of the shelling.