Observers special monitoring mission (SMM) OSCE recorded intense shooting near the airport of Donetsk, is reported.
"in the vicinity of the airport of Donetsk SMM has recorded more than 100 shells exploding at a distance of three to five kilometers to the North and West from the position of observers. SMM has determined that there were used different types of weapons, including heavy equipment, tanks, light artillery, guns mounted on armored vehicles, and small arms and light weapons ", - is reported for March 16.
In addition, SMM OSCE again recorded a violation of the ceasefire regime in many parts of the Donetsk region, for example, in Shirokino (20 kilometers East of Mariupol).
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February, came amid a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, provoked by the Ukrainian security forces, who, having increased strength, began to storm the position of the militia. Following the meeting, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany have taken a set of measures involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbass from February fifteen, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone.