This report is for the media and the general public.
The SMM monitored the implementation of the “Package of measures for the implementation of the Minsk agreements”. Its monitoring was restricted by the parties – with its UAV experiencing severe jamming – and security considerations*. Ceasefire violations were recorded in numerous locations, especially at and around Donetsk airport.
The situation at and around the destroyed “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”)-controlled airport (9km north-west of Donetsk) remained volatile. Positioned 1km south-east of the airport between 09:00 and 13:00hrs, the SMM heard 28 explosions and more than 400 rounds of small-arms and light-weapons fire, most …read more