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More than 300 OSCE employees from 41 countries are currently working in Ukraine, Apakan said. One third are monitoring the buffer zone in eastern Ukraine, others are checking trouble spots such as the east Ukrainian city of Donetsk and several teams are deployed near Donetsk airport, where the ceasefire regime was repeatedly violated. Mission observers have also reached the eastern city of Luhansk.
Russia's Defense Ministry confirmed on Sunday that 17,600 Russian servicemen were involved in military exercises in the Rostov region during the summer.
Parties to the Ukraine conflict agreed on a ceasefire and exchange of captives during the OSCE-mediated talks in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, on September 5. The long hoped-for ceasefire took effect the same day and while the. truce holds, many violations are reported.