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 and security considerations*. The SMM observed a decrease in ceasefire violations at and around Donetsk airport. The SMM observed peaceful ceremonies on the occasion of the Day of the National Flag of Ukraine.
The number of ceasefire violations observed at and around the destroyed “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”)-controlled airport (9km north-west of Donetsk) continued to decrease as during previous days. On 22 August between 7:45 and 13:00hrs, from …read more