The ceasefire is maintained throughout the Donbas, except Debaltsevo, said the head of the special monitoring of the OSCE mission in Ukraine ertu?rul Apakan.
"I must say that the truce is observed, except for the region of Debaltsevo. Fighting continues, we have conversations with both sides, "said Apakan, RIA "news" referring to a television channel of the BBC. First official representative of the head of the EU diplomacy Maya Kocijancic also said that the agreement to stop the fire in Ukraine in General observed, despite a number of incidents. Before that, the Plenipotentiary representative of the DND in the contact group Denis Putilin said that the Military is trying to break through the encirclement under debaltseve from the outside and said that the militia Donetsk national Republic is ready to open a "green corridor" for the Ukrainian military from the environment. For his Part, the Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said that the situation in Debaltsevo is making good progress in comparison with what it was a few days ago. The parties to conflict in the Donbass in 0. 00 (1. 00 GMT) Sunday, fifteen February, said the truce, under agreements concluded in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations. The document provides for the withdrawal of all foreign armed forces, military equipment and mercenaries from the territory of Ukraine under the supervision of the OSCE