Donetsk, Jan 28 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the Christmas almost a hundred times this week expending, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov.

"From January 21 to January 28, 99 ceasefire violations were recorded; the total number of shells fired on the DPR is 476, or 13 ammunition boxes, or 0.65 tons."

Over this period, 38 mortar rounds of 82 mm and 120 mm caliber were fired, two houses sustained damage.

The JCCC said that in the past 24 hours Kiev forces violated the ceasefire 13 times, firing 54 shells.

The Contact Group endorsed a renewed "Christmas" ceasefire in Donbass in effect from December 29, 2018 1:01 a.m. GMT+3. *ot