MOSCOW, October 5. /TASS/. The current situation in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) remains quiet, the local authorities have not registered shelling from positions of the Ukrainian military, heads of local district and city administrations said on Monday.
"The situation remains quiet, and the past night was not an exception," head of the Novoazov district Anatoly Yanovsky said.
No shelling has been registered in the city of Donetsk, either, the local authorities said.
On September 29, the Trilateral Contact Group initialled a document envisaging withdrawal of weapons under 100mm calibre to a distance of 15 kilometres for the line of engagement. The first stage would begin in two days, OSCE’s (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) Special Representative in Ukraine Martin Sajdik said, adding that first tanks would be pulled back, then artillery and then mortars. The first stage of 15 days will be followed by a 24-day second stage.