OSCE observes 972 ceasefire violations in Donbas on July 14

Source : 112 Ukraine

Most of these breaches occurred in Luhansk region
23:55, 15 July 2021


On Wednesday, July 14, OSCE SMM observed 972 violations of "ceasefire" in Donbas combat area. This is mentioned in the daily report released by the Mission.

364 cases occurred in Donetsk region. That included six explosions of uncertain origin. Most of the violations took place near Petrivske, Svitlodarsk and Mayorske.

In Luhansk region, the SMM reported 608 violations of ceasefire mode, including 108 explisions. 23 of these are supposed to be the blasts from tank fire, as militants hold their military drills beyond the safe zone. Most of the ceasefire violations occurred not far from Zolote.

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Earlier, the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission claimed that the situation in the areas of division of forces in Donbas has worsened. The tendency has been observed during the last two weeks, said Heidi Grau, the Special Representative of OSCE Chairman in Ukraine.

"Over the last two weeks, the number of ceasefire violations has been increasing. The overall number of violations grows, and the security situation in areas of division of forces has been worsening", Grau said.

According to the official, the SMM reported that the freedom of movement is restricted, and surveillance equipment has been repeatedly damaged.

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