The DPR and LPR reported about shelling by the Ukrainian security forces, RIA Novosti reports.
According to a representative of the DPR at the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the Ceasefire (JCCC), over the past day, the Ukrainian Armed Forces violated the ceasefire three times. They fired at the DPR from mortars, grenade launchers and small arms. A total of 68 pieces of ammunition were used, the source said.
The LPR representative in the JCCC, in turn, reported five violations of the ceasefire in the republic per day. Thus, the Ukrainian security forces fired from grenade launchers, large-caliber machine guns and small arms at the republic-controlled settlements of Logvinovo, Kalinovka, Kalinovo-Borshchevate and Zolotoe-5. Data on casualties among the civilian population and destruction are being specified.
Earlier, the head of the DPR Denis Pushilin expressed the opinion that Kiev is ready to start full-scale military operations in the south-east of Ukraine.
Dmitry Peskov, the press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation, stated that in the event of the outbreak of hostilities in the Donbass and a repetition of a catastrophe similar to the Bosnian Srebrenica, not a single country in the world, including Russia, will stand aside. In Kiev, commenting on the possibility of a repetition of the tragedy, they said that they could not allow this to happen.