Donetsk, Dec 25 - DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ‘New Year ceasefire’ three times over the past 24 hours, a DPR Operations Command officer said on Monday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire three times,” the officer said. “Three settlements in the Republic came under Ukrainian army units fire.”

The enemy used 82mm and 120mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms.

According to the DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination, Kiev forces expended 20 rounds of ammunition targeting DPR territory. *jk