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MOSCOW, February 15. /TASS/. The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) urges Kiev to observe the truce and vows it is doing so on its part, Eduard Basurin, a spokesman for the DPR defence ministry, told a briefing at the Donetsk News Agency on Sunday.
"Over the past night and during the day on Sunday, the situation in the DPR was calm for the first time in months," he said, adding that the situation in Debaltsevo was still tense. "The ceasefire regime there did not came into force in due time. Ukrainian troops blocked in Debaltsevo keep on trying to break the encirclement," he said.
"Our positions, primarily at Logvinovo, were shelled from the town all through the night," he said.
The ceasefire regine between the conflicting parties in Donbass came into force at midnight on Sunday (01:00 a.m. Moscow time).