Donbas militants hold OSCE patrol near Mariupol

23:18, 10 August 2017
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The militants of the so-called Donetsk People's Republic ("DPR") have held a patrol of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine at a checkpoint near the village of Verkhnioshyrokivske of Donetsk region.

Photo from UNIAN

"OSCE SMM patrol held by so-called "DPR" for 31 min@ [at] checkpoint near Verknoshyrokivske; other civilians were allowed 2 [to] pass. Minsk violation," the OSCE SMM wrote on Twitter on August 10.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine on August 1​said that members of the so-called Donetsk People's Republic ("DPR") had detained a truck and the driver with the organization's camera equipment and held for more than seven hours near the village of Olenivka.

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