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 OSCE reported about 519 explosions in Donbas

OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine recorded 460 explosions in the Donetsk region and 59 in the Luhansk region on Nov.17.

Censor.NET reports citing the report of the OSCE SMM.

The SMM recorded more cease-fire violations in the Donetsk region, including about 460 explosions, compared with about 105 during the previous reporting period. About 300 of these explosions were recorded in the Avdiivka-Yasynuvata-Donetsk airport area.

At the same time, the OSCE SMM reported about 59 explosions in the Luhansk region, compared with 20 explosions in the previous reporting period.

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The SMM continued to monitor the disengagement process and to pursue full access to the areas near Stanytsia Luhanska, Zolote and Petrivske, as foreseen in the Framework Decision of the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) relating to disengagement of forces and hardware of 21 Sept. 2016.

The Mission's access remained restricted to most of these areas.
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The SMM continued to observe long queues at entry-exit checkpoints along the contact line. Just before the opening at 8 a.m. of the "LPR" checkpoint on the bridge in Stanytsia Luhanska, the SMM observed a queue of about 1,200-1,400 pedestrians waiting to travel toward government-controlled areas.
 
 
 
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