OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) Daily Report 239/2019 issued on 9 October 2019
Based on information from the Monitoring Teams as of 19:30, 8 October 2019. All times are in Eastern European Summer Time.
Compared with the previous reporting period, the SMM recorded fewer ceasefire violations in Donetsk region and more in Luhansk region.
The SMM saw damage to civilian properties in non-government-controlled Staromykhailivka.
Inside the Stanytsia Luhanska disengagement area, the SMM saw ongoing dismantling works at the broken section of the bridge.
The Mission saw a vehicle with a mounted heavy-machine gun and military personnel inside the Zolote disengagement area.
The Mission recorded ceasefire violations inside and near the Petrivske disengagement area.
The SMM monitored adherence to the ceasefire to facilitate repairs and the operation of critical civilian infrastructure, including repairs to water pipelines between Zolote-3/Stakhanovets and Popasna, repairs to power lines near Artema, as well as the drilling of wells near Raivka.
Restrictions of the Mission’s freedom of movement continued, including at non-government-controlled checkpoints in Bezimenne and Staromykhailivka.