Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in Ukraine visited the city Debaltsevo and said small violations of the truce between the militia and the Ukrainian military.
"at 12: 20 in fifteen kilometres to the North-West controlled LNR settlements Red Beam (66 kilometers South of Lugansk) hmm heard 10-15 outgoing artillery strikes, maybe from Grad missiles at a distance of supposedly 10-15 kilometers to the East," the report says hmm. In addition, the fire and fire from heavy machine guns SMM heard in controlled Ukrainian law enforcers villages Muratova and Bottom.
The observers visited Debaltsevo, and stressed that almost all buildings in the city centre destroyed or badly damaged." Hmm saw supposedly 200 civilians, mostly elderly women standing in line at the point of distribution of humanitarian aid, " say Observers.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat in the region. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict began almost 5, 7 thousands of civilians.
The resolution of the Ukrainian fall under negotiation in different formats, for example, during meetings of the contact group in Minsk with the mediation of the Russian Federation and the OSCE.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February, took place against a background of a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass, instigated by the Ukrainian law enforcers who, having increased strength, began to storm the position of the militia. According to the results of the meeting of the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a package of measures involving, for example, a cease-fire in the Donbass with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a security zone.
Soon after informing truce in the Donbass resumed shooting, parties blame each other in violation of the "silence mode" and reported that they only return fire. Kiev is considering an appeal to the UN and the EU on the introduction of Donbass peacekeepers.