Donetsk, Feb 22 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated ceasefire 151 times over the week, firing on 20 townships in the DPR, said DPR People's Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin.

"Overall, 151 ceasefire violations have been recorded this week, 20 townships have been targeted."

The enemy used 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, IFVs, grenade launchers, large caliber machine guns and small arms.

Over the week, three civilian vehicles were damaged, two gas pipes, 29 houses were partially damaged.

In the previous reporting period, 173 ceasefire violations were recorded, targeting 23 townships.

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