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112.ua: OSCE spots funeral vans cross Ukraine-Russia border.

During the reporting period, the Observer Teams observed two funeral vans crossing the border through the Donetsk border crossing point. The first van crossed into Ukraine on 19 July at 11:55 hrs. Only the driver of the vehicle was observed. The OSCE Observer Mission at Russian Checkpoints Hukovo and Donetsk ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Monitors analyze evidence of Russia's Minsk deal violations, military buildup at Ukraine border.

The latest observations by the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine near Novoazovsk, Donetsk region, on numeroues “military type” vehicles moving near the checkpoint, along with statements from the Ukrainian Armed Forces and social media reports within a few days of the SMM’s report, indicate a ...

- UNIAN - UA

UNIAN: OSCE analyze evidence of Russia’s military buildup at Ukraine border.

The latest observations by the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine near Novoazovsk, Donetsk region, on numerous “military type” vehicles moving near the checkpoint, along with statements from the Ukrainian Armed Forces and social media reports within a few days of the SMM’s report, indicate a ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Hug: Minsk accords signatories could stop warfare in Donbas if they wanted to.

The parties that signed the Minsk Agreements could stop hostilities in eastern Ukraine if they wanted to, OSCE SMM First Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug said. Those who signed the Minsk accords are in charge of stopping the warfare. We know that they can do it anytime if they want to, Hug said at a The post Hug: Minsk ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

OSCE spots militant military equipment traveling to Novoazovsk.

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine has said it saw multiple military-type vehicles traveling toward the town of Novoazovsk.

- UNIAN - UA

Source: Phone talks in Normandy format end after two hours.

The telephone conversation of the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany have come to an end, an informed source told Interfax-Ukraine. The negotiations of the Normandy Four have ended, they lasted for about two hours, the source said. According to the source, Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

OSCE: Latest report from Ukrainian mission.

The following is the latest report from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine , based on information received as of 7:30 p.m., July 21. The SMM recorded fewer ceasefire violations in both Donetsk and Luhansk region compared with the previous reporting period. On two ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Militants blocking OSCE SMM access to occupied Novoazovsk.

Pro-Russian militants are impeding access of the OSCE observers to the temporarily occupied town of Novoazovsk in Donetsk region, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission wrote on Twitter.

- UNIAN - UA

Azerbaijan increasing pressure on OSCE Minsk Group – expert.

Azerbaijan increases pressure on the OSCE Minsk Group member countries, including Russia, Sergey Markov, Russian president's confidant, member of Russian Civic Chamber, told Trend July 22.

- AzerNews - AZ

OSCE observers not permitted to Novoazovsk, register of military vehicles movement there.

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission has reported that their monitors are prevented the access to Novoazovsk, Donetsk region, which is currently under control of militants. “Minsk violation: #OSCE monitors are prevented access 2 Novoazovsk again. 2 SMM patrols stopped @ CP. Other civilian traffic moves freely,” ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Russia opposes SMM deployment along whole border line, wants to continue arms supplies to occupied Donbas – MFA Ukraine.

Ukraine’s Foreign Ministry links Russia’s unwillingness to have OSCE observers deployed along the whole length of the Ukrainian-Russian border with Moscow’s intention to continue arms supplies to the occupied Donbas.

- UNIAN - UA

Lithuania's response to Russia OSCE forum: Guerrilla fought Soviet terror - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – Lithuania's ambassador has rejected Russia's reproaches on historical memory, emphasizing at an international diplomatic......

- The Baltic Times - US

Olifer: Investigation of MH17 crash, OSCE access, fake documents discussed during meeting in Minsk

Ukrainian members of the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk on July 19 disputed the authenticity of documents from occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions , the take-over of Ukrainian enterprises, ensuring conditions for the work of the Special Monitoring Mission of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

FM says Italy's 2018 OSCE chairmanship to focus on Med

'Foster inter-religious and inter-cultural talks for security'

- ANSA - IT

Ceasefire violations continue during 'bread truce' in Donbas, but less intense - Sajdik

MINSK - The number of instances of shelling in the conflict zone in Donbas has decreased during the 'bread truce', Martin Sajdik, the OSCE's envoy to the Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine, said. “The number of instances of shelling has decreased owing to the 'bread truce,'” Sajdik told reporters following a ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

OSCE announces date of next Normandy Four phone talks

Telephone talks in the Normandy format between the Normandy Four leaders will be held July 24, that’s according to Martin Sajdik, the OSCE Ambassador to the Tripartite Contact Group, which sat down in Minsk Wednesday for another round of negotiations on Donbas settlement, 112 Ukraine TV channel reports.

- UNIAN - UA

MFA Ukraine expects new OSCE leadership to 'respond duly' to Russia's crimes in Donbas and Crimea

The Ukrainian foreign ministry expects from the newly-appointed leaders of OSCE institutions to provide a duly response to Russia’s crimes in the occupied parts of eastern Ukraine and in the illegally-annexed Crimea, according to a comment released on the ministry’s website Tuesday.

- UNIAN - UA

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