In the area of the Joint Forces Operation today, militants two times violated the ceasefire in Donbas, as a result of which one Ukrainian soldier was injured. The press center of the Joint Forces Operation Staff reported on Facebook.
“During the current day, the armed groups of the Russian Federation 2 times violated the ceasefire. Today, December 30, as a result of enemy shelling, one member of the United Forces was injured," the report reads.
So, the enemy fired at the positions of Ukrainian units with sniper rifles. Both attacks on our positions were recorded near the settlements of Novomikhaylivka and Pisky (Donetsk region).
As we reported earlier, on December 29, Ukraine and representatives of the militant-held Donbas exchanged prisoners; these are political prisoners, POWs, and civilians, some of which were not even convicted. The venue was Mayorske checkpoint in the Donetsk region.
Ukraine passed 127 people to the non-controlled territory, and the Russian mercenaries passed 76 people to Ukraine; 12 of these were military servicemen. Another 14 people refused to be exchanged.