Russian occupation forces violated the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine six times on December 3, using weapons proscribed by the Minsk agreements three times, the press center of the Joint Forces Operation headquarters has said on Facebook.
"In the direction of Krasnohorivka, the invaders fired from an anti-tank gun MT-12. In the direction of Krymske, Russian mercenaries fired 82mm mortars, anti-tank grenade launchers and large-caliber machine guns. Near Stanytsia Luhanska, the enemy fired twice, using 122mm artillery and BMP-1 weapons. Near Zaitseve, enemy troops fired grenade launchers of various systems and small arms. Near Popasna, the enemy fired anti-tank grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and other small arms," the statement said.
One Ukrainian soldier was wounded in the fighting.
According to the report, Ukrainian defenders returned fire without using weapons banned by the Minsk agreements, forcing the enemy to stop shelling.