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      OSCE Representative condemns murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet in Ukraine
      Jul20

      OSCE Representative condemns murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet in Ukraine

      VIENNA, 20 July 2016 – OSCE media freedom representative Dunja Mijatović today condemned the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet in Kyiv, Ukraine. This morning, Sheremet, a journalist with Radio Vesti and the Ukrainskaya Pravda online media outlet, was killed in a car explosion. “This killing and its circumstances must be swiftly and thoroughly...

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 18 July 2016
      Jul19

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 18 July 2016

      This report is for the media and the general public. The SMM recorded a slightly higher number of ceasefire violations in Donetsk region compared to 17 July, including more than 200 explosions. In Luhansk region, for the second consecutive day, all of the ceasefire violations observed by the SMM occurred near government-controlled Shchastia...

      68th IPRM meeting takes place in Ergneti
      Jul19

      68th IPRM meeting takes place in Ergneti

      On 19th July 2016, the 68th meeting under the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM) took place in Ergneti, co-facilitated by Kęstutis Jankauskas, the Head of the EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM), and Ambassador Guenther Baechler, the Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office for the South Caucasus. The security...

      OSCE-trained Ukrainian cyber-police officers begin fulfilling their mission
      Jul18

      OSCE-trained Ukrainian cyber-police officers begin fulfilling their mission

      KHARKIV, Ukraine, 18 July 2016 – Today is the first working day for eighty-four cyber-police officers, trained by the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine on the grounds of Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs. 20 special agents and 64 inspectors make up one-third of the personnel of the new Cyber Police Department, which was created...

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 17 July 2016
      Jul18

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 17 July 2016

      Over the weekend in Donetsk region, the SMM recorded fewer ceasefire violations, compared to 15 July, with violence focused in the Avdiivka/Yasynuvata area and the northern outskirts of Donetsk as well as the Shyrokyne area. In Luhansk region, the Mission also recorded fewer ceasefire violations than on 15 July, with the only violence noted...

      Spot Report by OSCE Observer Mission: A Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations truck crossed into Ukraine through the Donetsk Border Crossing Point
      Jul18

      Spot Report by OSCE Observer Mission: A Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations truck crossed into Ukraine through the Donetsk Border Crossing Point

      On 18 July 2016 the Observation Team (OT) of the Observation Mission at the Donetsk Border Crossing Point (BCP) observed a Russian Federation Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) truck (a white Kamaz with official black registration plates) entering Donetsk BCP at 05:15 from the Russian Federation side. The truck was one of those usually used...

      On second anniversary of MH17 tragedy, OSCE’s Chief Monitor in Ukraine says disaster is reminder that civilians pay a heavy toll in armed conflict
      Jul17

      On second anniversary of MH17 tragedy, OSCE’s Chief Monitor in Ukraine says disaster is reminder that civilians pay a heavy toll in armed conflict

      KYIV, 17 July 2016 – The Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), Ambassador Ertugrul Apakan, today on the second anniversary of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 tragedy, said that disaster once again reminds all of us of the heavy toll that civilians pay in the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, and in all armed...

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 15 July 2016
      Jul16

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 15 July 2016

      In Donetsk region, the SMM recorded a slightly higher number of ceasefire violations including nearly 400 explosions, compared to the previous reporting period, with violence focused in the Avdiivka/Yasynuvata area, and Shyrokyne. In Luhansk region, the Mission recorded a high number of ceasefire violations compared to none during the previous...

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 14 July 2016
      Jul16

      Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 14 July 2016

      In Donetsk region, the SMM recorded a higher number of ceasefire violations compared to the previous reporting period, with violence focused around Svitlodarsk, Avdiivka, Yasynuvata, and Shyrokyne. In Luhansk region, however, for the first time in four days, the Mission recorded no ceasefire violations. The SMM followed up on reports of shelling...

      OSCE Project Co-ordinator to assist Ukraine in strengthening democratic control of defence and security sectors
      Jul15

      OSCE Project Co-ordinator to assist Ukraine in strengthening democratic control of defence and security sectors

      KYIV, 15 July 2016 – The OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine today opened a new sphere of project assistance to Ukraine – improving democratic control of defence and security sectors – with a presentation of international experience and best practices at a conference in Kyiv. The event, co-organized with the Parliament and the Ministry of...

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