'In Donetsk region, the mission reported a drecreasing number of ceasefire violations, compared with the previous reporting period (3 explosions against 19, respectively)', the paper says.
In Luhansk region, the SMM did not witness any cases of ceasefire violation.
The SMM also observed armoured combat vehicles in the security zone in Donbas. 'In government-controlled areas, the SMM saw a stationary armoured reconnaissance vehicle (BRDM-2) and three stationary infantry fighting vehicles (BMP-1) near Popasna (69km west of Luhansk). In non-government-controlled areas, the SMM saw two stationary armoured personal carriers (APC) (a BTR-80 and a BTR-60) near Donetsk city centre in a fenced car park on the north side of the H-21 road. The SMM also observed two APCs (BTR-80) travelling near Sofiivka (formerly Karlo-Marksove, 40km north-east of Donetsk), and a stationary APC (MT-LB) in Vesela Hora (16km north of Luhansk)', the report said.