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”. Its monitoring was restricted by security considerations*. Few ceasefire violations were recorded, exclusively at or around Donetsk airport. The SMM monitored a peaceful start to the new school year in numerous schools.
Positioned 1km south-east of the destroyed “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”)-controlled Donetsk airport (9km north-west of Donetsk), the SMM observed 34 explosions – all but one 6-8km to the south – between 11:10 and 13:25hrs. The exception was recorded close to government-controlled Marinka …read more