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 OSCE records militant's tanks and artillery in violation of withdrawal lines in Donbas

The SMM continued to monitor the withdrawal of weapons in implementation of the Package of Measures, its Addendum, and the Memorandum.

Censor.NET is citing the March 10 report of the OSCE SMM.

"In violation of the respective withdrawal lines, in the areas controlled by the militants, the SMM saw: three self-propelled howitzers (2S3 Akatsiya, 152mm) in a firing position with their barrels oriented west near Khreshchatytske; and four stationary tanks (T-64) near Veselohorivka.

"Moreover, the OSCE SMM reported on violation of the respective withdrawal lines in government-controlled areas. The OSCE observers saw one anti-tank guided missile system (9M113 Konkurs, 135mm) near Novotoshkivske; six towed howitzers (D-30, 122mm) in Bohoiavlenka; and 12 self-propelled howitzers (2S3 Akatsiya, 152mm) in Zelene Pole," the report reads.

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Beyond withdrawal lines but outside storage sites the SMM saw 30-40 stationary tanks (type not identified) inside an agricultural compound and another tank (type not identified) in a training area in "DPR"-controlled Ternove.

Beyond withdrawal lines but outside storage sites, the SMM observed five tanks (T-64) near Zelene Pole.

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The SMM recorded more cease-fire violations in both Donetsk and Luhansk regions compared with the previous reporting period. In the Donetsk region, the SMM recorded more cease-fire violations, including about 1,260 explosions, compared with the previous reporting period (680 explosions). Over three quarters of the explosions were recorded during the night of March 9-10in areas west and north-west of Donetsk city.

In Luhansk region the SMM recorded more cease-fire violations, including about 420 explosions, compared with the previous reporting period (30 explosions). Most explosions were recorded on the early morning of March 10 in the western parts of the region.

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