Donetsk, Dec 8 – DAN. Four DPR soldiers have been killed by Kiev forces’ fire this week, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Friday.

"Defending the Republic, four servicemen have lost their lives, one has been injured," he said.

The DPR Operations Command said Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 277 times over the past week, targeting 21 townships with artillery, tank guns and mortars. *ot