Violations of the ceasefire in Donbas: Russian proxies violate their ceasefire vow 26 times per day

12:24 Sep. 18, 2016

Russian proxies violate their ceasefire vow 26 times per day

Unexploded Russian artillery shell after the fire raid in Donbas (Photo by ATO HQ)

Ukraine reports 26 attacks in Donetsk region during the last day including mortar barrages

The Russia-controlled separatist forces commenced 26 fire raids on Ukrainian positions in Donbas during the last day. Press center of the Ukrainian Anti-Terrorist Operation headquarters report shelling in Donetsk region only.

In the Donetsk sector alone Kremlin proxies 12 times violated their own ceasefire. According to the ATO HQ Russian mercenaries used 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, grenade launchers, machine-guns, and small arms.

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The Mariupol sector, which is also in Donetsk region, saw 14 barrages. Here besides grenade launchers and small arms Kremlin proxies used infantry fighting vehicle, also Ukrainian soldiers report six Russian drones noted in Donbas.

As reported, yesterday two Ukrainians were freed from militant captivity. Also day before Ukraine suffered first death in conflict zone after latest ceasefire was announced.

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