Ukraine

OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) Daily Report 218/2021 issued on 17 September 2021

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Based on information from the Monitoring Teams as of 19:30 16 September 2021. All times are in Eastern European Summer Time.

Summary

  • In Donetsk region, the Mission recorded 23 ceasefire violations, including 13 explosions. In the previous reporting period, it recorded 100 ceasefire violations in the region.

  • In Luhansk region, the SMM recorded no ceasefire violations. In the previous reporting period, it recorded 157 ceasefire violations in the region.

  • The Mission continued monitoring the disengagement areas near Stanytsia Luhanska, Zolote and Petrivske.

  • The SMM facilitated and monitored adherence to localized ceasefires to enable the operation and repairs of critical civilian infrastructure.

  • The Mission continued following up on the situation of civilians, including at four entry-exit checkpoints and the corresponding checkpoints of the armed formations in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

  • The SMM monitored areas in southern Kherson region.

  • The Mission’s freedom of movement continued to be restricted, including at a checkpoint of the armed formations in Staromykhailivka, Donetsk region. Its unmanned aerial vehicles again experienced instances of GPS signal interference.*