“Despite the security guarantees provided by the Ukrainian side to the JCCC and ongoing work to localize and extinguish fires, the armed groups of Ukraine continued shelling,” RIA Novosti quoted the message as saying.

Earlier, the DPR declared damage to private homes as a result of shelling of the APU.

On July 17, members of the Donbass contact group agreed on a new indefinite truce, which began on the 21st.