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The SMM monitored the implementation of the “Package of measures for the implementation of the Minsk agreements”, including its Addendum. The SMM’s monitoring was restricted by the parties and security considerations*. The SMM observed explosions and gunfire from its position at Donetsk railway station. “LPR” members prevented the SMM from accessing border areas not controlled by the Government in Luhansk region, in violation of both the SMM mandate and the Addendum.
Whilst at the “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”)-controlled Donetsk railway station (6km north-west of Donetsk city), between 07:45 and 15:20hrs, the …read more