On Sunday, March 14, the OSCE SMM recorded 174 ceasefire violations in Donbas, including 143 attacks in Donetsk region and 31 in Luhansk region according to a daily report published by the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine.
In Donetsk region, between the evenings of 12 and 14 March, the SMM recorded 143 ceasefire violations. In the previous reporting period, it recorded 79 ceasefire violations in the region.
In Luhansk region, between the evenings of 12 and 14 March, the Mission recorded 31 ceasefire violations. In the previous reporting period, it recorded 202 ceasefire violations in the region.
The SMM lost spatial control of its mid-range unmanned aerial vehicle near Petrivka, Donetsk region. The SMM recovered the UAV, which suffered minor damage.
The SMM facilitated and monitored adherence to localized ceasefires to enable maintenance and operation of critical civilian infrastructure. It heard two undetermined explosions, close to the Donetsk Filtration Station (DFS), near the time of the transfer of DFS workers between Yasynuvata and the station.
The Mission continued following up on the situation of civilians, including at four entry-exit checkpoints and three corresponding checkpoints of the armed formations in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
The SMM monitored the security situation in south-east Kherson region.
The Mission’s freedom of movement continued to be restricted, including at a checkpoint of the armed formations near Diakove, Luhansk region.
It was reported earlier, as of 7 a.m. in the morning, on March 16, attacks in Donbas were not recorded. Ukrainian troops continue to monitor the situation in the area of the Joint Forces operation and adhere to the ceasefire.