OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) Daily Report 260/2019 issued on 2 November 2019

Summary

  • Compared with the previous reporting period, the SMM recorded more ceasefire violations in both Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

  • A boy was injured due to small-arms fire in Zolote-5/Mykhailivka.

  • The SMM saw damage to a house in Oleksandrivka.

  • The Mission observed further withdrawal of forces and hardware from the Zolote disengagement area.

  • Inside the Stanytsia Luhanska disengagement area, it continued to observe construction works at the broken section of the bridge.

  • The SMM observed 12 weapons in violation of withdrawal lines on both sides of the contact line.

  • The SMM monitored adherence to the ceasefire to facilitate the operation of critical civilian infrastructure.

  • Restrictions of the SMM’s freedom of movement continued, including at checkpoints near non-government-controlled Bezimenne and Boikivske.