Ceasefire in Donbas: Donbas ceasefire: amount of attacks remains the same

11:27 Sep. 11, 2016

Donbas ceasefire: amount of attacks remains the same

Ukrainian soldier in the ruins of industrial zone in Avdiyivka, Donetsk region (Photo by ATO HQ Press center)

Ukrainian military say they are in control of the situation

Ukrainian Antiterrorist operation HQ sees "signs of de-escalation" in Donbas and declares the situation "controlled". However, the number of attacks and provocative actions by the Russian proxies have not changed.

During the last day Ukrainian forces faced 30 fire raids and attacks committed by Kremlin-controlled separatists. 14 cases were recorded in Mariupol area, 10 – in Donetsk and 6 – in Luhansk directions. In all regions militants have used mortars – both heavy and medium (caliber 120 and 82 mm).

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"But despite the provocative actions of militants, Armed Forces of Ukraine strictly observed the Minsk agreements," HQ speaker Ivan Arefyev stated.

On a previous day Ukraine suffered first heavy losses since the start of ceasefire. Also yesterday ATO HQ announced, that Russian proxies commenced massive recon in Donbas: 12 UAVs spotted.

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