ATO Press Center reports that today Ukrainian Army will withdraw tanks 15 km away from the contact line near Donetsk.
The night in ATO zone was quiet and no violations of Minsk Agreements were registered. Ukrainian military continue to withdraw weapon less than 100 mm caliber. Yesterday Ukrainian Army had withdrawn tanks from the area near Mariupol. Today tanks will be withdrawn 15 km away from the contact line near Donetsk.
National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) of Ukraine use the cease-fire to restore infrastructure of Donbass. Electric power lines, water pipes, communication systems and much more get restored. Phone connection was restored in Kurakhove, cell phone connection and landline. Military engineers continue to demine the territory.
Reported by ATO Press Center at www.facebook.com/ato.news
At the same time observers of Special Monitoring Mission of OSCE report that they spotted violation of weapon withdrawal from the side of so-called Donetsk People’s Republic.
In violation of respective withdrawal lines, the SMM unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) spotted the following military hardware in “DPR”-controlled areas: in the area of Bezimenne (30km east of Mariupol) two main battle tanks (MBTs) and in the area of Sontseve (60km north-east of Mariupol) 25 MBTs and other military equipment.
– Reported by OSCE at http://www.osce.org/ukraine-smm/193301
OSCE also reported that its UAV was jammed while flying over “DPR”-controlled territory and near the contact line over government controlled territory. Yesterday UK delegation to OSCE posted photo of Russian R-330ZH Zhytel mobile jamming communication system with a request to Russian Federation to explain the presence of that system in “DPR”-controlled area.
— UK Delegation OSCE (@UKOSCE) October 21, 2015