Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in Ukraine emphasizes the movement of military equipment on both sides of the line of contact in Donbas, according to a report from the organization for 18 September.
As highlighted in the document, near the village Novotoshkovsky, controlled by Ukrainian security forces, the SMM observed one tank and two BMP-2, equipped with anti-tank guided missiles "Fagot" and " competition ". In addition, the SMM observed a convoy of six trucks, towing 3 howitzers and 3 armored vehicles, accompanied by military police in the village of Novoaidar, also controlled by the APU.
the report stated that the SMM observed 3 mortar with vehicles near the village of Smolyaninovo, also controlled by the Kyiv security forces. The residential settlements Muratovo found 3 tanks, several armored personnel carriers and 3 army jeep. Near the town of Happiness, there were 12 APCS with soldiers on their way to the North-West.
These aerial surveillance mission showed the presence of five reactive multiple rocket launchers near the town of Krasnyi Luch, which is placed under the control of the self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic (LNR). In addition, the mission has recorded 34 tank howitzers and nine villages in the district Kruglik, Peaceful and the village of Uspenka, also controlled by LC.
at the meeting of the contact group, which took place on 26 August in Minsk, the parties to the conflict agreed on the need to achieve a ceasefire in the Donbass from 1 September. The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's September 13, summed up in practice, full compliance with the ceasefire regime in the Donbas since the end of August this year.
The military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of Donbas lasts more than a year. At the talks on February 12 were achieved consensus on stopping the fire, the withdrawal of heavy weapons, introduction to the Constitution of Ukraine changes on decentralization of power and the consolidation of the special status " of certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".