Special monitoring mission (SMM) OSCE recorded the increase of military activity in the region of Donetsk airport on Tuesday, as stated in the report released Wednesday night. While both Ukrainian and Russian officers at the point of the Joint center for coordination and control (SCCC) in the area of Donetsk railway station left post for the night because of confidentiality requirements.
According to the report, Authorized the SMM observed More than twenty explosions, fire guns and small firearms supposedly from 8 am to 16 PM Tuesday.
"Because of the concern about the security situation (explosions and fire from small firearms in the Donetsk airport, the SMM could not reach nearby settlements Spartacus 10 kilometers Northwest of Donetsk to test messages about the night attack ", the report said.
In recent weeks, MSF reported "in relation to quiet" the situation in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. In a report on the status of Tuesday evening, announced Wednesday evening, for the first time recently said about the increased military activity in the region of Donetsk airport. Thus confirmed in relation to the peaceful atmosphere in the district of Lugansk.
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 began more than 8 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.