Soldiers of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic began the second stage of the withdrawal of weapons of a calibre less than 100 mm from the contact line.
"We started to withdraw artillery. The distance from the current locations of weaponry to the contact line is eleven km 700 meters, at present We'll take more weapons further in the area of Ilovaysk ", - said the chief of staff of the corps of the Ministry of defence DND Ruslan Yakubov, reports Donetsk news Agency.
the process of watching the Authorized Joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire and the Staff of the Special monitoring mission of the OSCE. From 1 September in the Donbass entered into force another truce, both parties and observers state that it is observed. At the end of September was signed the agreement about the withdrawal in the Donbass weapons of a caliber of less than 100 millimeters and tanks from the frontline. This process will be gradual. Order challenge: at 1st turn, – the part of the line of contact in the LNR, including Lugansk (sector "North" ), then – the remaining part of the front, including DNR (sector South ). Since mid-April last year, the Kiev authorities carried out in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the UN at the end of August, victims of the conflict in the East of Ukraine more than 8 thousand People, at least 17, 6 thousand has Been damaged health, 1, 5 million people became internally displaced.