1 Jan 2019 17:35

Donbas truce holds on New Year night - DPR

DONETSK/KYIV. Jan 1 (Interfax) - The Ukrainian Armed Forces have observed the ceasefire on the New Year night, spokesman of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) People's Militia Danil Bezsonov told reporters on Tuesday.

"On the New Year night Ukrainian military units have observed the ceasefire for the first time during the Christmas truce. There was no gunfire on our positions and the Donetsk People's Republic populated localities," he said.

Meanwhile, on Tuesday morning, Kyiv said that the militia has opened fire four times on the Ukrainian Armed Forces' positions in the past 24 hours and have injured two troops.