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The SMM observed a number of ceasefire violations in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. It observed shelling damage to houses. The Mission continued to monitor the withdrawal of weapons. The SMM visited border crossing points, including in areas not controlled by the Government. In Kharkiv and Odessa regions, the Mission monitored movement restrictions on Ukrainian and Russian Federation-registered trucks.
The SMM observed a significant number of ceasefire violations in Donetsk region. Positioned in Donetsk city centre on the evening of 18 February, the SMM heard four undetermined explosions approximately 7-10km north-west of its position. …read more