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The SMM recorded some small-arms fire and explosions in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, including in the area around Donetsk airport*. Its freedom of movement was restricted twice in areas not controlled by the Government, resulting, in one instance, in the inability to reach the Ukraine-Russian Federation border*.
Despite the relative calm, the SMM recorded ceasefire violations in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. The SMM, positioned at “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”)-controlled Donetsk railway station (6km north-west of Donetsk city) between 09:00 and 15:00hrs, heard 12 undetermined explosions, several bursts and shots of small-arms and …read more