Latest news from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) based on information received until 18:00 hrs, 29 May (Kyiv time)

Voices of Ukraine

The situation in Luhansk and Donetsk remained volatile.
Other parts of Ukraine remained calm.

The situation in Kharkiv remained calm.

The situation in Donetsk and Luhansk remained volatile. Due to security restrictions the SMM was unable to carry out its duties and monitor the situation in these areas.

The situation in Dnipropetrovsk remained calm. The SMM met with local “Maidan” representatives who explained that one of the main activities of the organization was related to lustration and the fight against corruption. In relation to the latter the movement signed a so-called memorandum of understanding with the official authorities (police and prosecutors) of the city in order to provide mutual assistance. Information and complaints had been received from ordinary citizens and so far 10 cases related to human rights violations, such as illegal detention, had been followed by the organizations.

The situation in Kherson was calm.

In Odesa the SMM observed…

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