Over the past day, June 7, the armed formations of the Russian Federation violated the ceasefire in the Joint Forces Operation area in eastern Ukraine twice.

“In particular, the Russia-backed terrorists fired tripod-mounted man-portable anti-tank guns and automatically mounted grenade launchers at Ukrainian positions near Lebedynske (16km east of Mariupol); 82mm mortars, tripod-mounted man-portable antitank guns, automatic mounted and hand-held antitank grenade launchers, and heavy machine guns – outside Luhanske (59km north-east of Donetsk),” the press center of the JFO Headquarters reports.

Ukrainian defenders fired back in response to the enemy shelling.

No casualties among Ukrainian troops were reported.

As of 7 am on June 8, two ceasefire violations were reported.

Ukrainian military continues to control the situation in the JFO area.