Observers special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in Ukraine in a statement released on Thursday the reports suggest a strong increase in the cases of ceasefire violation in the district of Donetsk.
in the district of Donetsk airport on Wednesday, Observers recorded over nine hours 249 explosions eventually a shootout with both sides using artillery, mortars and multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS).
the report also reported intense shelling of the Donetsk." While at the Park Inn, the Staff of the SMM heard several volleys of MLRS, which were produced from the city, and nearly a hundred artillery attacks on the city, " say Observers.
The staff of the OSCE stated that tried to get on the six stores of heavy weapons to the Ukrainian army, 3 of which they were not allowed. On 2 of the three warehouses, which turned out to test, Observers have documented the lack of in total six systems of volley fire " Grad ".
on Wednesday, the General staff of Ukraine recognized that the Ukrainian Military used against the militia near Donetsk heavy equipment, which had previously been allotted to the rear according to the Minsk agreements. The Kremlin has expressed concern about the provocative actions of the military power of Ukraine in the Donbass.
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, 4 thousand people.
The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk 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 self-proclaimed 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 ".