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OSCE accuses Donbas warring sides of barring monitors' access to 2 villages on dividing line.

DONETSK – Monitors from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Special Monitoring Mission were this week denied access to the villages of Pisky and Trudovske, controlled by the Ukrainian troops and the Donetsk people's republic respectively, a senior SMM figure said. At least 12 civilians are still ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

OSCE: Number of Donbas shooting incidents down 25% over past week.

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission has stated a 25% decline in the number of Donbas ceasefire breaches, while the vicinity of Mariupol in the Donetsk region remains a flashpoint, OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug said at a press briefing on Friday. The civilian population continues to be put in harm's ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

FM Spokesman: OSCE MG co-chairs should draw conclusions from public discontent in Azerbaijan.

- Today.Az - AZ

FM Spokesman: OSCE MG co-chairs should draw conclusions from public discontent in Azerbaijan.

There is a lack of security in the South Caucasus region, and the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict lies at the root of this, said Hikmat Hajiyev, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry's Spokesman.

- AzerNews - AZ

112.ua: Hug says OSCE observers are in state of shock.

No casualties reported among the OSCE observers, attacked near the village of Yasynuvata on the separatist-held territories of Donbas on June 20, however they are in the state of shock. This was reported by Alexander Hug, Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, in his interview to ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

OSCE: Bosnia Boosts Wartime Sexual Violence Prosecutions.

Over the past three years, courts and prosecutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina have processed more cases involving wartime sexual violence than before, but more needs to be done, a new OSCE report says.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Sajdik: Incidents involving OSCE SMM staff in Donbas unacceptable .

MINSK - The special representative of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe in the Trilateral Contact Group , which mediates the situation in eastern Ukraine, Martin Sajdik described as unacceptable the incidents that happened with the staff of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Donbas, and is ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Sajdik: Incidents involving OSCE SMM staff in Donbas unacceptable.

MINSK - The special representative of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe in the Trilateral Contact Group , which mediates the situation in eastern Ukraine, Martin Sajdik described as unacceptable the incidents that happened with the staff of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Donbas, and is ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Ukrainian representatives in TCG view attack on OSCE SMM patrol as attempt to intimidate monitors.

The Ukrainian party in the Trilateral Contact Group on the settlement of the situation in Donbas views Tuesday's attack on the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission's patrol as an attempt to intimidate the mission's employees, Darka Olifer, spokesperson for Ukraine's envoy to the TCG Leonid Kuchma, said. “The Ukrainian side ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Expert: OSCE MG, Russia try to bring Azerbaijan, Armenia to big peace treaty.

Russia is quite active as a mediator in the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and Kremlin has no contradictions with other co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Sergey Markov, Russian president's confidant, told reporters in Baku on June 21.

- AzerNews - AZ

MP: OSCE MG's visit to South Caucasus no different from previous ones.

- Today.Az - AZ

Armed man in 'DPR'-controlled Yasynuvata shoots at OSCE SMM amid violent attack

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine has reported its mission at an observation post at the railway station in the town of Yasynuvata controlled by the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic was attacked by an armed man.

- UNIAN - UA

Armed men who attacked OSCE patrol in occupied Yasynuvata ‘arrested’

The armed men who attacked Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe patrols in the Russian-occupied city of Yasynuvata on June 20 have been arrested, the DAN media outlet, which is affiliated with Russian-backed forces, reported on June 21. While the OSCE identified the men as “armed, so-called ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

OSCE SMM: 'DPR' militants violently attack OSCE observers

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Donbas has reported that its observers were assaulted by militants of the so-called 'Donetsk People's Republic'. “Armed so-called 'DPR' members violently attacked unarmed civilian monitors. Details in spot report to follow,” the mission wrote on Twitter.   The post OSCE ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

OSCE SMM: armed 'DPR' members instructed not to let SMM pass checkpoints

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine says that Russian-backed militants of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic were instructed not to let the SMM enter the area, according to an OSCE SMM report.

- UNIAN - UA

FM: Azerbaijan supports OSCE MG co-chairs' call for further talks based on good intentions, ...

- Today.Az - AZ

OSCE MG calls on Armenia, Azerbaijan to re-engage in substantive negotiations over Karabakh conflict

- Today.Az - AZ

UNIAN: OSCE says separatists instructed not to let SMM pass checkpoints

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine says that Russian-backed separatists in the parts of Donetsk oblast not under the control of Kyiv government were instructed not to let the SMM enter the area, according to an OSCE SMM report. The post UNIAN: OSCE says separatists instructed not to let SMM pass ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

FM: Armenia disrupts negotiations on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Armenia's recent provocations on the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops are deliberate and aim at escalating the situation and disrupting the negotiations, Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said at the meeting with the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs in Baku on June 19.

- AzerNews - AZ

OSCE: Hostilities in Donbas put water supply to over 1 mln people at risk

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine says hostilities in Donbas put water supply to over one million people at risk.

- UNIAN - UA

OSCE SMM: Some 47 civilians killed, 222 wounded in Donbas since year's start

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine reported on Saturday, June 17, about 47 dead civilians in the Donbas conflict zone from the beginning of this year. “In 2017 conflict in eastern Ukraine took 47 lives and injured 222 people. Most cases were due to shelling in populated areas,” the OSCE SMM said The ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

OSCE MG regrets over escalation at frontline

The OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs deeply regret the recent escalation at the frontline, Russian co-chair Igor Popov told reporters in Baku on June 19.

- AzerNews - AZ

OSCE MG urges Karabakh conflict sides to reduce tensions

The OSCE Minsk Group encourages the sides of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict to consider measures that would reduce tensions on the Line of Contact and the international border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, says a statement by the OSCE MG co-chairs issued on June 19.

- AzerNews - AZ

President Aliyev receives OSCE MG co-chairs

- Today.Az - AZ

Defense minister Hasanov meets with OSCE MG co-chairs

- Today.Az - AZ

OSCE SMM: Truck with civilians hits anti-tank mine near occupied Horlivka

A truck with local residents on June 12 hit an anti-tank mine near the village of Bairak on the outskirts of the town of Horlivka occupied by military forces of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic , resulting in two injured civilians, according to a report released by OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine on ...

- UNIAN - UA

OSCE: 47 civilians killed, 222 injured in Donbas year to date

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine has confirmed that 47 civilians were killed and another 222 were injured from January 1 to June 15, 2017.

- UNIAN - UA

Armenia commits provocations on eve of OSCE MG co-chairs' visit to Azerbaijan

By escalating the situation on the line of contact on the eve of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairmen's visit to Azerbaijan, Armenia pursues the goal of undermining the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict via substantive negotiations and maintaining the status quo, Hikmat Hajiyev, spokesman for the ...

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenia commits provocations on eve of OSCE MG co-chairs' visit to Azerbaijan

- Today.Az - AZ

'Clear signal needed in response to attacks on journalists'

OSCE mission in Serbia chief Andrea Orizio says that institutions in Serbia must send a clear signal that attacks on journalists would not be tolerated. Beta reported that at the conference in Belgrade on Wednesday, titled "Media Freedom and the Safety of Journalists in Serbia What is the Next Step?", Orizio supported the ...

- B92 - SK

OSCE again report their movement in occupied Donbas restricted

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine has said that militants from the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic delayed SMM members' movement several times a day.

- UNIAN - UA

Hug: Number of ceasefire violations in Donbas increased dramatically

Ceasefire violations in Donbas increased by 75% on June 5-11 compared with the week before last, Principal Deputy Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine Alexander Hug said at a briefing on Thursday, June 15.

- UNIAN - UA

How can Russia be punished for arms supplies to Donbas

It is no secret for the international community, what state supplies weapons and ammunition to Donbas militants in eastern Ukraine. Both the OSCE and NATO have declared openly and officially that the...

- UNIAN - UA

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