Ukrainian forces have violated the ceasefire regime 23 times over the past 24 hours, the DPR Defense Ministry told the Donetsk News Agency.


“The situation in the Donetsk People’s Republic has become aggravated. Over the past 24 hours, we’ve recorded 23 ceasefire violations by the Ukrainian forces. The enemy shelled the village of Trudovskiye in Petrovsky district of Donetsk, the Donetsk airport, and the villages of Spartak and Zhabichevo on the northern outskirts of the capital of the republic. Besides, Ukrainian army shelled the villages of Sakhanka and Bezymennoye in the south of the republic, and the outskirts of Gorlovka. The shelling was conducted with mortars of 82-mm and 120-mm caliber, tanks, armoured personnel carriers, and infantry fighting vehicles. More than 80 mortar rounds have been fired on the DPR territory over the past day,” – the official said.