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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. The SMM visited the “LPR”-controlled Dolzhansky (84km south-east of Luhansk) border crossing point at the Ukrainian-Russian Federation border.
Positioned at a “Donetsk People’s Republic” (“DPR”)-controlled location 6km north-west of Donetsk, the SMM heard between 08:30 and 15:30hrs, a total of 17 undetermined explosions and 3 bursts of small-arms and heavy-machine-gun fire at a distance of 3-6km west-north-west, north-west and north-north-west of its position.
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