Compared with the previous reporting period, the SMM recorded fewer ceasefire violations in Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
The SMM followed up on reports of a woman who died as a result of shrapnel injuries in Zhovanka, a government-controlled area of Zaitseve, Donetsk region.
Members of the armed formations continued to deny the Mission passage at checkpoints along an official crossing route in Luhansk region.*
The Mission continued monitoring all three disengagement areas: It observed people inside the disengagement areas near Zolote and Petrivske during night hours and recorded a ceasefire violation inside the disengagement area near Petrivske.
The SMM saw civilians queuing to travel towards government- and non-government-controlled areas at the entry-exit checkpoint in Stanytsia Luhanska.
The SMM’s freedom of movement continued to be restricted, including at a border crossing point near non-government-controlled Dovzhanske, Luhansk region.*