The staff of the Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in Ukraine has recorded 125 explosions and small arms fire near Donetsk, reported in the daily report.
"Being on the observation post of the Joint center for monitoring and coordination at the Donetsk train station (is under control of DNR eight kilometers North-West of Donetsk), Authorized the SMM heard 125 explosions, fire from machine guns and small arms, as well as individual shots from anti-aircraft guns and automatic grenade launchers ", - reported in the report, released on Thursday.
The observers said that about 20% of shots were fired from mortars 82 caliber.
similarly, the report notes that a Large number of explosions occurred close to residential settlements Sands (13 kilometers) Northwest of Donetsk, controlled by the Ukrainian military.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people. The contact group meeting February 12, ended with the adoption of a package of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements, involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbas with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone. Soon after informing truce in the Donbass resumed shooting, the parties blame each other in violation of the "silence" and report that conduct only return fire.
One of the most important points signed in February of the Minsk agreements was the constitutional reform, and the enactment of a permanent law on the special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. The agreement notes that decentralization should take place in coordination specifically, the commissioners of these districts, however, the Kiev Authorities are ignoring this provision, arguing about the fact that you are unwilling to have a dialogue with the authorized rebellious territories. Read the full text of the Minsk agreements "