Moscow, SANA- Russian forces have been observing a ceasefire along the entire line of contact in the area of the special military operation since 12 noon Moscow time on 6 January, Russian Defense Ministry said.
At the same time, the Kiev regime has continued to shell residential areas and Russian positions with artillery over the past 24 hours, the ministry said Saturday in a statement.
In Krasniy Liman direction, the Ukrainian forces have fired 11 mortar shells at Russian positions, and in Soledar, Avdeyevka and Maryinka directions, the enemy has attacked Russian troops, using artillery means 50 times, the ministry noted.
More than 60 large-calibre shells have been fired by the Ukrainian troops at residential areas of Donetsk, while Makeyevka (Donetsk People’s Republic) has been attacked by U.S.-manufactured HIMARS multiple-launch rocket systems.
The Ukrainian forces opened artillery fire in Zaporozhye region 31 times, while in Kherson and Krivoy Rog directions, the enemy has launched 17 artillery attacks, the ministry said.
In Krasniy Liman direction, two assault groups of the 80th and 95th airborne assault brigades of the Ukrainian forces have been repulsed near Serebryanskoye Lesnichestvo.
The total losses of these enemy units were more than 30 troops, two D-20 howitzers, one armored fighting vehicle and one pick-up truck.
In Donetsk direction, one attempt by the units of Ukrainian forces of the 110th Mechanised and 79th Airborne Assault Brigades to attack Russian positions near Krasnogorovka and Georgiyevka (Donetsk People’s Republic) has been thwarted.