OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) Daily Report 272/2019 issued on 16 November

Situation Report
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Based on information from the Monitoring Teams as of 19:30, 14 November 2019. All times are in Eastern European Time.


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

  • A man from non-government-controlled Donetsk city was injured by gunfire.

  • The SMM continued to monitor the situation at the Petrivske disengagement area.

  • The Mission observed personnel of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine dismantling positions and workers from non-government-controlled areas clearing vegetation inside the Zolote disengagement area.

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

  • The Mission continued to facilitate repairs to and the operation of critical civilian infrastructure on both sides of the contact line.

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