This report is for media and the general public. The SMM monitored the implementation of the “Package of measures for the implementation of the Minsk agreements”. The SMM, based on its monitoring – which was restricted by third parties and by security considerations* – observed that fighting continued in the areas around the Donetsk airport and resumed in Shyrokyne, east of Mariupol.
(* Please see the section at the end of this report entitled “Restrictions on SMM access and freedom of movement” for further information.) The SMM visited Donetsk airport* (“Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”)-controlled, 10km north-west of Donetsk city centre). …read more