The situation in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions remains fairly quiet, despite some violations of the cease-fire, informs on the first day weekend Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in the daily report published on.
So, the document notes that with their own positions on the station of Donetsk railway, the mission observed more than 60 explosions and several bursts of heavy machine gun, however, Authorized both Russian and Ukrainian military power in the Special centre for control and coordination (SCCC), observers commented that they heard the sounds of demining works.
Also the employees of the SMM heard in the Kiev-controlled Muratove in the Luhansk region more than 50 rounds from semi-automatic firearms and several rounds from machine gun from where the Ukrainian military power is a shooting gallery.
first press Secretary of the mission in Ukraine Michael Bociurkiw said Fins news that the SMM noted a relative lull in the combat area in Donbass In the course of 3 weeks.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 7, 9 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.