OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) Daily Report 37/2021 issued on 16 February 2021

Situation Report
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Based on information from the Monitoring Teams as of 19:30 15 February 2021. All times are in Eastern European Time.


  • The SMM recorded one ceasefire violation in Donetsk region. In the previous 24 hours, it recorded 12 ceasefire violations in the region.
  • The Mission recorded 26 ceasefire violations in Luhansk region. In the previous 24 hours, it recorded 13 ceasefire violations in the region.
  • The SMM continued monitoring the disengagement areas near Stanytsia Luhanska, Zolote and Petrivske, and again saw containers inside and near the southern edge of the area near Zolote.
  • The Mission observed four tanks in violation of withdrawal lines in a non-government-controlled area of Luhansk region.
  • The SMM facilitated and monitored adherence to localized ceasefires to enable maintenance and operation of critical civilian infrastructure.
  • The Mission continued following up on the situation of civilians, including at four entry-exit checkpoints and three corresponding checkpoints of the armed formations in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
  • The SMM’s freedom of movement continued to be restricted.