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 situation in Donetsk and Luhansk regions remained relatively calm with no ceasefire violations recorded by the SMM. The SMM observed tensions but no incidents during the blockade of the three crossing points to Crimea.
In the Donetsk region the SMM observed an overall calm security situation. The SMM recorded no ceasefire violations at Donetsk airport and other monitored hotspot areas and noted no considerable military movement. For instance, in government-controlled Sopyne (16km …read more