Donetsk, Jul 12 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 159 times this week, damaging 77 houses and infrastructural facilities, said DPR People's Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin.

"Over the week, Ukrainian armed formations intensified strikes on populated areas, 159 ceasefire violations were recorded; the total number of shells fired on the DPR is 1,135."

Over this period, 65 houses, 12 civilian infrastructural facilities including two gas pipes, a cathedral and two schools, and 10 ha of a wheat field, have been damaged or destroyed.

Four houses in frontline Elenovka have been damaged by Ukrainian mortar strikes

The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 22 times in the past 39 hours, firing more than 400 rounds.*ot