Tank DNI line, soprikosnovenie: Sergey Averin / RIA Novosti
The self-proclaimed Republic of Donbass, said on a full permanent cease-fire Monday, July 27. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
All the servicemen of the people’s militia of the Donetsk national Republic (DND) from 00:01 July 27, 2020 prohibits the use of any weapons, including small arms, told journalists the head of Department Denis Chinenkov.
A similar order was issued in people’s Republic of Lugansk (LC). Head of the national police Yan Leshchenko said that the order “is communicated in the prescribed manner to all units and each soldier”.
Earlier, the contact group agreed to additional measures to secure truce in the Donbass. They include a ban on offensive and sabotage actions, the firing, the placement of weapons in populated areas. DNR called the move a breakthrough. Moscow also reacted positively to the approval of additional measures.
The armed conflict in the Donbass broke out in 2014, when part of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions declared independence after the change of Central government in Ukraine. Kiev tried to retake the rebel region by force. Ukraine accuses Russia of occupation of Donbass. The Kremlin rejects the claim.
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