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MOSCOW, June 28. /TASS/. Ukraine’s forces shelled the militia positions of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic 19 times over the past 24 hours, including from weapons banned under the Minsk agreements, the LPR militia said on Tuesday.
The village of Kalinovo came under fire five times from Stepnoye, Novozvanovka and Novoaleksandrovka. "The fire was opened from mortars with the caliber of 120mm and 82mm, weapons of infantry combat vehicles, automatic grenade launchers and small arms," the militia told the LuganskInformCenter.
The village of Pervomaysk was shelled from Novoaleksandrovka from automatic grenade launchers and small arms," it said. Other settlements of Zolotoye, Kalinovka and Lozovoye also came under fire.
During the shelling of Veselogorovka from the Troitskoye village the Kiev forces used mortars with the caliber of 82mm. No casualties have been reported, the militia said.
The participants of the Contact Group on settling the crisis in eastern Ukraine agreed to observe the silence regime starting from midnight on April 30. However, the self-defense militias and Kiev forces continue accusing each other of ceasefire violations.