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The SMM monitored the implementation of the “Package of measures for the implementation of the Minsk agreements”, including the Addendum. Its monitoring was restricted by the parties and security considerations. Donetsk and Luhansk regions remained largely calm.
Donetsk region remained largely calm and the SMM noted two ceasefire violations. From its position at the “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”)-controlled Donetsk railway station (6km north-west of Donetsk) observation post, the SMM heard one explosion and six bursts of small arms.
In the area of the Government checkpoint near Zaitseve (50km north-east of Donetsk) the SMM …read more