He announced it on air of 112 Ukraine, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.
"From Jan. 1 to Feb. 22 this year, illegal armed groups committed 3,129 cease-fire violations," he said.
According to him, 37,840 shells hit Ukrainian positions during this period.
Earlier, President Petro Poroshenko said 2,608 Ukrainian soldiers have died in the course of the anti-terrorist operation.
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