Donetsk, Jan 21 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violates the ceasefire 16 times in the past 24 hours, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov.

“Ukrainian armed forces fired 18 rounds. The number of ceasefire violations is 16," he said.
Yakubov said the fire was opened on northern Donetsk (Volvo Center), Spartak, Trudovskaya and Alexandrovka; Shakhta Gagarina, Yasinovataya; Bezymennoye, Kominternovo, Leninskoye and Sakhanka.

The enemy used small arms of large caliber and grenade launchers.

Ammunition under 12.7 mm caliber is excluded from daily reports.

In the previous reporting period, Ukrainian forces violated ceasefire six times, firing over 50 shells.

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