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The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has spotted two self-propelled howitzers and four towed howitzers outside the Russian-occupied city of Luhansk.

"On December 7, two self-propelled howitzers (2S1 Gvozdika, 122mm) and four towed howitzers (D-30 Lyagushka, 122mm) near Bile (22km west of Luhansk) [were] beyond the withdrawal lines but outside designated storage sites," the OSCE SMM said in its daily update on December 8.

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Ukrainian members of the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the ceasefire in Donbas stress that such actions by the occupying administration and illegal armed formations of Russia once again demonstrate "persistent unwillingness to comply with the Minsk agreements."

As UNIAN reported earlier, Russia's hybrid military forces mounted 11 attacks on Ukrainian troops in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, from 00:00 to 18:00 on Sunday, December 9; one Ukrainian soldier was wounded in action.

On Saturday, December 8, there were 13 attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas; one Ukrainian soldier was wounded in action.