Today illegal armed groups three times violated the ceasefire in Donbas conflict zone. No losses among Ukraine's Joint Forces ranks reported. This is said by the Joint Forces (JFO) HQ press center on Facebook.
"Occupation forces opened aiming fire using grenade launchers of various systems and small arms to shell positions of the Joint forces near Novotoshkivske, Horikhove, and Vodyane settlements. The defending units suppressed the enemy fire using their weapons. No losses among the Joint Forces ranks reported," the statement says.
The situation in the area of hostilities remains controlled.
At around 10 p.m., the occupants opened aiming fire using small arms and machine guns against the positions of the Joint Forces within the humanitarian road corridor Kurakhovo – Donetsk. The border guard checkpoint near Marinka entry-exit checkpoint was in the killing zone once again. The press office of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reported.
No one got hurt as a result of the shelling, the servicemen of the State Border Guard Service and Armed Forces have provided a proper security there.
Today, the situation remains controlled. All entry-exit checkpoints at the boundary line opened according to the autumn schedule in its usual mode (from 7 a.m).
Today, November 11, so-called voting for “heads of the republics” and “the people’s deputies” is taking place in “Luhansk/Donetsk People's Republics.”
The Ukrainian part of the Trilateral Contact Group has stressed that all organizations related to “elections" must be held responsible, and has also reminded that Russia with its actions violates the fundamental norms and principles of international law and Ukraine's legislation:
"We demand the immediate holding of an extraordinary convocation of the Trilateral Contact Group and we appeal to the member countries of the Normandy format with a request to hold special consultations with a demand to the Russian Federation to abandon the destructive scenarios of destabilization of the situation in Donbas."