Ukrainian forces open mortar fire near Lugansk after 12 days of ceasefire

Ukrainian forces open mortar fire near Lugansk after 12 days of ceasefire

Ukrainian Armed Forces reportedly fired from a mortar position of the militias of the Lugansk People’s Republic after 12 days of ceasefire, Russian media RIA Novost reported referencing to the official representative of the People’s Police of the Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR), Yakov Osadchy.

“The Ukrainian side made another attempt at armed provocation against the LPR People’s Militia units, trying to provoke retaliatory fire, for subsequent charges of violating the regime,” Osadchy said.

According to the LPR, the Armed Forces of Ukraine opened fire on the territory of the republic near the village of Logvinovo at 19.30 Moscow time from a 120-mm mortar banned by the Minsk agreements.

Representatives of the LPR stated that the Ukrainian side did not violate the ceasefire. since May 29.

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