Observers Special monitoring mission of the OSCE stressed the reduction of violations of the ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine.
"The mission captures the reduction in the number of violations in the area of residential settlements Shirokino and around the airport of Donetsk ", - reported in a statement on the first day of the weekend-the statement of the press service of the OSCE, based on the summary of the observers ' mission for may 22.
Shooting, as well as among them with the use of grenade launchers and 82 millimitrovyh mortars, was recorded yesterday at 10 kilometres North-West of Donetsk, Observers emphasize.
before the Ukrainian Military and Authorized DND many times engage in firefights, as well as among them with the use of heavy firearms and mortars in the area referred to residential areas and the airport.
Observers also emphasize " in General the situation in the Lugansk region.
in mid-February in Eastern Ukraine, the truce was declared, however, soon resumed shooting, the parties blame each other in violation of the "silence" and report that conduct only return fire. Firing was conducted mostly in the South of Donetsk region and destroyed Donetsk airport.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against its inhabitants, dissatisfied with the coup. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 2 thousand people. Industrial and transportation infrastructure is destroyed. While Kiev has established economic and transport blockade of Donbass, causing the humanitarian situation in the area worsened even more.
The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them during the meeting in Minsk of the contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
The last document is dated 12 February - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and creating a security zone requires the Authorities of Ukraine to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of conduct in local elections, entering into the Constitution of Ukraine of change, involving the decentralization of Power, as well as on the issue of legislative recognition of special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ". The results of the last meeting of the contact group 6 may present turned out to form four sub-working groups on specific aspects of de-escalation of the conflict.