The LC said that the Mat released about 90 shells per day

© AP Photo / Petro ZadorozhnyyСолдаты Ukrainian army in Lugansk. Archival photoThe LC said that the Mat released about 90 shells per day© AP Photo / Petro Zadorozhnyy

Ukrainian security forces fired on the territory of the breakaway Lugansk people’s Republic 89 shells and mines over the past day, said at the briefing, the representative of the LPR militia Andrey Marochko.

On Wednesday, the contact group on Ukraine meeting in Minsk agreed ceasefire in the Donbass from midnight on 24 June. According to the OSCE special representative Martin Sajdik, the silence regime plan to install «along the line of contact in the harvest period, from June 24 to August 31».

«Despite adopted from 00 hours on June 24 mode is the «bread of the armistice,» the enemy during the last day seven times violated the ceasefire. Only on the territory of the Republic has issued eighty-nine mines and shells,» — said Marochko.

He said that the situation in the zone of responsibility of the national police has not changed significantly and remains tense. Marochko noted that security forces continue to use drones «for reconnaissance and correction of fire near the line of contact, thereby ignoring the Minsk agreement and accepted international obligations».

According to the militia, June 24, revealed the facts of conducting air reconnaissance units of the 53rd brigade of the APU in svetlodarsk direction to detect the positions of the LPR militia. «Also highlighted the work of drones from the composition of 80 airmobile brigade APU near the settlement Popasnaya», — said the representative of the people’s militia of the Lugansk militia.

The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, including during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which from September 2014 adopted three documents regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict. However, after the armistice agreements between the parties to the conflict continued shelling.

The LC said that the Mat released about 90 shells per dayThe implementation of the Minsk agreements