The leaders of the "LPR" Igor Plotnitsky and "DPR" Alexander Zakharchenko announced ceasefire as of midnight on September 15th. It is reported by Russian and separatist media.
"I gave the corresponding instructions, at 00.00 on September 15th, 2016 "ceasefire" starts. All units of the People's Militia of the Luhansk People's Republic are strictly forbidden to open fire in response to the attacks and provocations on the part of the Ukrainian army and the National Guard ," - said I. Plotnitsky’s statement.
The leader of the "DPR" Alexander Zakharchenko made a similar statement.
"We can announce that as of 00.00 on September 15th we stop any attacks on the territory, conduction of any military operations and calling on the Ukrainian side to take it seriously, and, in fact, to show that they are willing to do it rather than claim declaratively,"- said Zakharchenko.
As previously reported, ceasefire in the ATO area started at 00.00 on September 1st. Militants of the "republics" began to break it on September 2nd.