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The SMM continued to monitor the situation in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, with a focus on the implementation of the Minsk Protocol and Memorandum. The situation in Donetsk remained tense. Two of SMM members were held for 2.5 hours at a Ukrainian checkpoint.
On 7 November the SMM observed approximately 25-30, mainly elderly people, both men and women, queuing outside the regional head office of the state bank “Oshchad Bank” in Luhansk. The SMM spoke with people standing in the queue, who said they were waiting to exchange their saving books for …read more