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 overall security situation at and around Donetsk airport was tense. The situation in Mariupol was calm. In Luhansk region, the SMM did not record any ceasefire violations.
The overall security situation in the “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”)–controlled Donetsk city as well as at and around Donetsk airport was tense in the night between 30 and 31 July as well as on 31 July. On July 30, from its position in Donetsk city …read more