The OSCE has identified 225 violations of the new truce in the Donbass
Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in Ukraine recorded the 225 violations of the ceasefire in the Donbass after the entry into force of additional measures on provision of the armistice on July 27, according to the daily mission report.
"Starting from 0.01 27 July to the end of the reporting period (19.30 July 31 - ed.), the SMM in the total of 225 recorded violations of silence regime", - stated in the report, released by the press service of the OSCE.
For the first day after the agreed ceasefire, the OSCE mission reported 111 recorded violations, including 21 explosion.
Additional measures to ensure that the ceasefire came into force in Donbass on July 27. These measures include a complete ban of fire, placing weapons in the settlements and near them, offensive and reconnaissance and sabotage actions. According to the document, the offensive is trying to change the positional location of the troops, including additional engineering equipment items.
In addition, the measures provide for disciplinary liability for the violation of the ceasefire. Orders ceasefire, containing measures for its maintenance, should be valid until full settlement of the conflict.
The Ukrainian authorities in April 2014 began a military operation against the breakaway LC and the DNI, which declared independence after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. According to the latest UN victims of the conflict were about 13 thousand people.
The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, including during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which from September 2014 adopted three documents regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict. However, after the armistice agreements between the parties to the conflict continue shooting.