Donetsk, Mar 14 – DAN. Ukrainian forces have fired a ton of rounds at the DPR territory since the "absolute ceasefire" came into force in Donbass on March 5, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov.

"From March 5 to March 14, the Ukrainian armed forces violated the ceasefire 17 times, firing the total of 288 rounds, or one ton, or 21 boxes," he said.

The Contact Group has brokered an "absolute ceasefire" in Donbass in effect from midnight March 5. The DPR said it is fully committed to the agreement and ready to silence guns. *ot