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The SMM continued focusing on the implementation of the provisions of the Minsk Protocol and Memorandum. The situation remained volatile in Donetsk and Luhansk. In Kharkiv local authorities reported to the SMM that the number of registered IDPs had doubled since August. The SMM continued to receive reports of false bomb threats in Lviv.
In Donetsk city the SMM did not hear any shelling nor observe any unusual activity.
On 23 October in Debal’tseve (75km north-east of Donetsk), the SMM visited the Joint Centre for Control and Co-ordination (JCCC) operations room. The SMM met …read more