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The SMM observed relative calm with a small number of ceasefire violations in Donetsk and Luhansk regions and no ceasefire violations in the area near Donetsk airport. In Horlivka, armed “DPR” members temporarily held SMM monitors, and forced them to the ground at gunpoint. In areas not controlled by the Government, the SMM was denied access on five occasions and was granted conditional access at one occasion.
In Horlivka (39km north-east of Donetsk) armed “DPR” members – in a firing posture – stopped the SMM.* In a highly aggressive manner, they forced …read more