Timing of the ceasefire in the eastern Ukraine, two days after which small-caliber weapons with less than 100mm, has started 00:00 October 1, officially states General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Interfax. Speaker of the General Staff Vladyslav Selezniov said that if Russian-backed militants violate the truce, the timing will be started again. ATO spokesperson Andriy Lysenko said that the withdrawal of arms caliber of less than 100 mm will start from the Luhansk region.
September 29, the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk signed an agreement on withdrawal guns with caliber less than 100 mm from the line of contact. The document was signed by special representative of OSCE Martin Sajdik, Ukrainain ex-president Leonid Kuchma, and Russian diplomat Azamat Kulmuhametov. Yesterday, the self-proclaimed leaders of Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics, Ihor Zakharchenko and Oleksandr Plotnytsky, also signed an agreement on the weapons withdrawal.
ATO spokesman Lysenko stated that the military equipment will be taken 15 km back from the border. "The war is not over until the last soldier is buried," he noted.