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Ukraine: OSCE observers arrive to inspect new site of shelling in Donetsk01:35

Ukraine: OSCE observers arrive to inspect new site of shelling in Donetsk

Ukraine, Donetsk
February 3, 2017 at 19:33 GMT -00:00 · Published

Observers from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine arrived to inspect a school which became a target of shelling in Donetsk, Friday.

The representative of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, Roland Reimann, commented on the situation saying "if we were not here, probably the situation would be much worse."

The situation in eastern Ukraine started deteriorating on Monday, with both sides accusing each other of ceasefire violations. Shelling has intensified in the area during the last few days, with reports of several deaths among the civilian population. Due to the dangers posed by the renewed shelling, the Emergency Ministry of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) decided to evacuate around 80 people from the Kievsky and Kuibishevskiy districts.

Ukraine: OSCE observers arrive to inspect new site of shelling in Donetsk01:35
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Observers from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine arrived to inspect a school which became a target of shelling in Donetsk, Friday.

The representative of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, Roland Reimann, commented on the situation saying "if we were not here, probably the situation would be much worse."

The situation in eastern Ukraine started deteriorating on Monday, with both sides accusing each other of ceasefire violations. Shelling has intensified in the area during the last few days, with reports of several deaths among the civilian population. Due to the dangers posed by the renewed shelling, the Emergency Ministry of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) decided to evacuate around 80 people from the Kievsky and Kuibishevskiy districts.

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