Novoluhanske settlement located in Svitlodarsk bulge area came under the control of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. This was reported to "112 Ukraine" TV channel by the commander of "Donbas-Ukraine" battalion Vyacheslav Vlasenko.
According to him, the Ukrainian military took the high ground and entered the village. No casualties among the soldiers, the battalion commander said.
Earlier, the members of the Trilateral contact group on the situation in Donbas confirmed the intention to cease fire at 12 midnight on December 24.