Ministry of Defense: No hostile attacks recorded in the combat zone over the last day


No ceasefire violations were recorded in eastern Ukraine yesterday. “Over the last day, Russia-backed militants did not open fire,” reported Ukrainian Ministry of Defense spokesman Colonel Dmytro Hutsulyak at a press briefing at Ukraine Crisis Media Center.

“Yesterday was the second peaceful day after the comprehensive ceasefire came into force on March 5. The previous day was recorded a week ago, on March 14,” Colonel Hutsulyak said.

The Ministry of Defense spokesperson added that Ukrainian troops live up to the ceasefire commitments and have not returned fire since midnight of March 5.

Report on the military developments as of March 21 is available here. Interactive data on the shelling: chronology shelling chart and the interactive map.