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Focusing on the implementation of the Minsk Protocol/Memorandum, the SMM continued monitoring Donetsk and Luhansk areas where sporadic artillery shelling was still reported and observed. The SMM also gathered additional information about the concrete future implementation process in Ukraine of the newly adopted Law on Lustration.
The situation remained calm in Kharkiv.
On 13 October the SMM heard sporadic mortar fire while speaking with Ukrainian armed forces personnel at a checkpoint located in the outskirts of Shchastya (23km north of Luhansk). The SMM observed that the mortar fire was outgoing from a sector located …read more