Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE emphasizes the reduction in the number of violations of the cease-fire around Donetsk in recent days.
"the number of violations of the ceasefire regime observed in and around the destroyed Donetsk airport, controlled by the Donetsk people's Republic, continued to decline as in previous days," - said in a daily report SMM, published on the first day of the week.
So, the weekend of 22 and 23 August, the observers shared with the Center for coordination and control of the point of observation at the railway station of Donetsk were heard in total, two dozen explosions in the air, according to one version, when you break the shells with a caliber of 120 millimeters, and several bursts of small arms at a distance of from three to seven miles in different directions from their location to that point.
The Ukrainian authorities in April last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 8 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.