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      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 27 July 2016
      Jul28

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 27 July 2016

      This report is for the media and the general public. The SMM recorded a similar number of ceasefire violations in both Donetsk and Luhansk regions compared with the previous day. The largest concentration of ceasefire violations was recorded in the area north of Donetsk city centre and Svitlodarsk. The SMM conducted crater analysis in...

      Urgent steps needed towards full respect for ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, says OSCE Chairmanship Special Representative and Chief Monitor
      Jul28

      Urgent steps needed towards full respect for ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, says OSCE Chairmanship Special Representative and Chief Monitor

      VIENNA, 28 July 2016 – Urgent steps are needed by the sides in eastern Ukraine to ensure full respect for the ceasefire and reduce the impact of the violence on civilians, said the Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office in Ukraine and in the Trilateral Contact Group Martin Sajdik and the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special...

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 26 July 2016
      Jul27

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 26 July 2016

      This report is for the media and the general public. An SMM long-range UAV crashed near Avdiivka; Ukrainian Armed Forces recovered debris and handed them over to the SMM. The SMM recorded fewer ceasefire violations in Donetsk region compared with the previous reporting period, with less explosions noted in the Avdiivka-Yasynuvata area and none in...

      Weekly Update from the OSCE Observer Mission at Russian Checkpoints Gukovo and Donetsk based on information as of 26 July 2016
      Jul27

      Weekly Update from the OSCE Observer Mission at Russian Checkpoints Gukovo and Donetsk based on information as of 26 July 2016

      SUMMARY KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKIY, Russian Federation. The Observer Mission (OM) continues to operate 24/7 at both Border Crossing Points (BCPs). The overall cross-border traffic increased at both BCPs. OPERATIONAL REMARKS The OM is currently operating with 21 permanent international staff members, including the Chief Observer (CO). The Mission is...

      OSCE launches first distance human rights course in Ukraine for judges
      Jul27

      OSCE launches first distance human rights course in Ukraine for judges

      Andrii Dziubenko The OSCE Project Co-ordinator on 15 July 2016 launched the first distance course in Ukraine on the application of the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). Developed, designed and produced by the OSCE Project Co-ordinator, the course was finalized after it was successfully piloted on the online platform of the...

      OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine trains social entrepreneurs on social media marketing
      Jul27

      OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine trains social entrepreneurs on social media marketing

      Andrii Dziubenko Ways to increase the sustainability of social businesses by using social media marketing tools were discussed at a training session organized in Kyiv on 26 July 2016 by the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine. The event gathered representatives of three social businesses that were established with the support of the OSCE Project...

      OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Steinmeier, in Moldova, calls for swift and full implementation of confidence-building measures
      Jul26

      OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Steinmeier, in Moldova, calls for swift and full implementation of confidence-building measures

      CHISINAU / TIRASPOL, 26 July 2016 – OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, in Moldova today had talks with high-level Moldovan officials as well as with representatives from the Transdniestrian leadership. Steinmeier also visited the offices of the OSCE Mission in Moldova on both sides of the Dniester/Nistru...

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 25 July 2016
      Jul26

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 25 July 2016

      This report is for the media and the general public. The SMM recorded fewer ceasefire violations in both Donetsk and Luhansk regions compared to the previous day. The largest concentration of ceasefire violations was again recorded in the Yasynuvata-Avdiivka area. The SMM followed up on reports of casualties and conducted crater analysis in...

      Spot Report by OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine: SMM long-range UAV crashes in Donetsk region, mini UAV comes under fire in Luhansk region
      Jul26

      Spot Report by OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine: SMM long-range UAV crashes in Donetsk region, mini UAV comes under fire in Luhansk region

      This report is for media and the general public. At 23:51 on 25 July, while flying over government-controlled Avdiivka, approximately 600m north-west of the contact line and 12.5km north of Donetsk, an SMM long-range unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) experienced a loss of signals with the Ground Control Station and the SMM lost all communication with...

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 24 July 2016
      Jul25

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 24 July 2016

      This report is for the media and the general public. The SMM recorded fewer ceasefire violations in Donetsk region on 23 July compared to 22 July and more on 24 July compared to the previous day. On both 23 and 24 July, ceasefire violations occurred mostly at daytime and focused in Yasynuvata. In Luhansk region, the SMM noted a sharp increase in...

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