OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) Daily Report 180/2020 issued on 30 July 2020

Situation Report
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Based on information from the Monitoring Teams as of 19:30 29 July 2020. All times are in Eastern European Summer Time.


  • The SMM recorded one ceasefire violation in Donetsk region (compared with ten in the previous reporting period) and again no ceasefire violations in Luhansk region.
  • From 00:01 on 27 July until the end of the reporting period, the SMM recorded a total of 122 ceasefire violations.
  • The Mission continued monitoring the disengagement areas near Stanytsia Luhanska, Zolote and Petrivske. An SMM long-range unmanned aerial vehicle observed people inside the latter two disengagement areas during evening hours.
  • The Mission facilitated and monitored adherence to localised ceasefires to enable repairs to and maintenance of critical civilian infrastructure.
  • The Mission continued following up on the situation of civilians amid the COVID-19 outbreak, including at entry-exit checkpoints and corresponding checkpoints in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
  • The Mission's freedom of movement continued to be restricted.*