Donetsk, Aug 17 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 45 times over the past week, said the head of the DPR Armed Forces press service Daniil Bezsonov.

“The enemy violated the ceasefire 45 times targeting 15 townships and firing 12 tank gun shells, 250 shells of 120mm and 82mm mortars, 200 rounds of IFV cannon; also used grenade launchers and small arms."

One DPR soldiers was killed, three civilians injured in a week.

A school and 29 houses were damaged in Staromikhailovka, Gorlovka, Dokuchayevsk, Kominternovo, Sakhanka and Sergeyevka.

The “Harvest Сeasefire” coordinated by the Contact Group in Minsk, came into effect in Donbass at midnight. Nine hours into the silence regime, Kiev troops shelled Dokuchayevsk. *ot