The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Ukraine Shigeki Sumi and delegation of the United Nations Agency for Refugees in Ukraine visited Donetsk region. This was reported by the press service of the Donetsk Regional State Administration.
"During the visit, the delegation accompanied by the Deputy Chairman of Donetsk Regional State Administration Ihor Stokoz, inspected housing in the village of Kurdyumivka restored by the United Nations Agency for Refugees with the financial support of the Government of Japan and other international donors in the UNHCR project for 2017. The project provided for carrying out repair works of the houses, affected by the conflict along the line of demarcation," the report said.
In the summer, Japan allocated nearly 4 million dollars to Ukraine for the development of the National Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine (UA: PBC).
As it was reported earlier the Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, Alexander Hug, will be visiting eastern Ukraine on February 15 – 21. He will assess the security situation along with the contact line and its impact on civilians, and engage with communities on the ground. It was noted that he will also hold news briefings, the exact time and locations of which will be communicated in due course.
Russian-occupational forces continued attacking Ukrainian soldiers in the Donbas conflict zone on February 12. Overall, there have been eight militant attacks since midnight. Unfortunately, one Ukrainian soldier was killed in the attacks, another one was wounded.