DPR names Ukrainian units violating ceasefire

September 26, 2016 14:32 // Updated: September 29, 2016 6:56

Donetsk, Sep 26 – DAN. Units of the 46th separate special forces battalion “Donbass-Ukraina” and the 58th separate mechanized brigade openly violate the ceasefire in Donbass, а DPR defense official said.

“The 46th separate special forces battalion “Donbass-Ukraina” continuously disobeys Ukraine armed forces command orders, this night it targeted Aleksandrovka with 120mm mortars, firing five rounds. The 58th separate mechanized brigade shelled Yasinovataya during the day with 54 mortar rounds fired,” said deputy commander of DPR Operations Command Colonel Eduard Basurin.

He added that commands to fire are given by the 58th brigade commander Dropatnyi and the 46th separate special forces battalion commander Vlasenko.

As reported earlier, Kiev forces shelled Aleksandrovka village with 82mm and 120mm mortars on September, 26 at 1 a.m.

The ceasefire in Donbass effective since 31 August, 2016 was agreed at the Contact Group meeting and approved by the “Normandy Four” (Germany, Russia, Ukraine and France) group of guarantors of the Minsk agreements.

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