Donbas war update: Enemy violates truce five times on Sept 28.


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Ukraine has reported five violations of the latest ceasefire by Russia-controlled armed groups in the Donbas warzone on Monday, September 28.

"In the past day, September 28, the Russian Federation's armed formations violated the ceasefire five times," the press center of Ukraine's Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Command wrote on Facebook in an update as of 07:30 Kyiv time on September 29, 2020.

In particular, the enemy fired rifles in the morning, as well as a tripod-mounted man-portable antitank gun in the evening near the village of Starohnativka. In addition, the enemy provoked the Ukrainian military with the use of rifles and a heavy machine gun near the town of Avdiyivka.

Another two ceasefire violations were recorded near the village of Shumy, where the enemy used rifles and an under-barrel grenade launcher.

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Since Tuesday midnight, no attacks by Russia-controlled armed formations have been recorded, the JFO HQ said.

The situation is under full control of the Ukrainian military.

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. Ukraine has reported more such violations over the latest period.

Author: UNIAN

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