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”, including the Addendum. Its monitoring was restricted by the parties and security considerations*. Donetsk and Luhansk regions remained largely calm, despite some explosions. The SMM observed no security incidents in relation to Election Day. The SMM visited Debaltseve and observed few civilians and the presence of armed groups.
Donetsk region remained largely calm despite explosions being recorded by the SMM. On 24 October, the SMM heard a total of five explosions from its position at …read more