Soldiers military power of Ukraine have not missed yesterday a patrol of the Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE at a checkpoint in Tabanovce, 67 km North-West of Luhansk, and claimed to have permission to shoot at the observers, if they try to pass, according to SMM regular report released on Thursday.
"in the government-controlled Tabanovce (67 kilometers North-West of Lugansk) Soldiers military power of Ukraine at the checkpoint refused to travel to the representatives of the SMM due to the fact that they had no authorization from his commander, and told that they have permission to shoot at the representatives of SMM, if they try to pass. The soldiers Mat had obvious signs of intoxication. Ten minutes later, Authorized the SMM left the checkpoint, " the report said.
commissioners also SMM was not allowed on one of the points allotted to storage of heavy weapons Ukrainian security forces under the pretext that it was required preliminary notice, notified the OSCE.
the report also notes that With observation post on the station Authorized Donetsk the SMM heard in the first part of Wednesday 46 uncertain of explosions and an extensive fire from small arms and anti-aircraft units in three to ten kilometres North-North-West, West and South-East from its location, as well as 20 cases of fire from small arms and grenade launchers in three to five kilometres North-Northwest of observation post. It's fewer explosions than yesterday, but more than in previous days.
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.
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 of weapons with a caliber of not more than 100 millimeters and tanks from the frontline.