Over one hundred schools couldn’t open in the Donetsk People’s Republic on Knowledge Day on September 1, said Larisa Poliakova, Minister of Education and Science of the Donetsk People’s Republic, Donetsk News Agency reports.
“Today, 111 schools could not open due to their proximity to the demarcation line or because they have not been restored”, Larisa Poliakova said.
According to the Minister, all students from these schools were reassigned to other schools and went to study.
More than 500 schools opened for 142 thousand students in the Donetsk People’s Republic on September 1.
A ceasefire agreement that was unofficially called “school truce” entered into force from 00.00 on August 25. The agreement was reached by the participants of the tripartite contact group during the meeting in Minsk on August 23 and was timed to coincide with the start of studies at schools. The Normandy Quartet leaders supported the reached agreement. However, Kiev once again violated the agreement just several hours after it was enacted.
Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency