On January 31, Russian militants violated the ceasefire six times, including using weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements. The press service of the Ministry of Defense reports.
In the Donetsk region, the militants carried out five shellings.
Near Shirokine settlement - from a 82mm caliber mortar, grenade launchers of various systems, heavy machine guns and small arms; nearby Starohnativka and Avdiivka - from grenade launchers of various systems; near Viktorivka - from heavy machine guns and small arms; in the area of Lebedynske - from grenade launchers of various systems and heavy machine guns.
In the Luhansk region, militants fired on the defenders with a hand-held anti-tank grenade launcher, a heavy machine gun and small arms.
Ukrainian military did not suffer from shelling
As we reported, the OSCE spotted about 110 explosions in Donbas combat area on January 30.
Most of the blasts, 70, thundered in Donetsk region. "Most of the ceasefire violations, including explosions were observed in the areas towards the east of Svitlodarsk settlement," - reads the message.
The Organization's mission observed another 40 explosions in Luhansk region - most of them to the northwest from Stepove, as well as to the north and to the northeast from Berezivske," - the report said.