KYIV, MAY 28, 2014 - At around noon today the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine a group of 11 members of its Donetsk-based team were detained.
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CORRECTION: OSCE Special Monitoring Mission: Group of 11 Monitors Detained

KYIV, MAY 28, 2014 - At around noon today the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine lost contact with some members of its Donetsk-based team.

The team was west of Donetsk City on its way to Dnipropetrovsk when contact was lost. 

The team consists of 11 international SMM members, travelling in three vehicles.  The monitors were stopped at a road block in Marinka.

At around 19:00 contact was re-established when the group returned to Donetsk.

The nationalities of the 11 monitors are: American (1), Austrian (1), Bulgarian (2), Dutch (1), Finnish (1), Italian (1), Norwegian (1), Polish (1), Russian (1) and Slovak (1).

Any further pertinent information will be shared as soon as possible.



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Contacts:


Iryna Gudyma
26 Turgenevska Street
01054 Kyiv
Ukraine
mobile: +38 067 4021716
Iryna.Gudyma@osce.org


Michael Bociurkiw
26 Turgenevska Street
01054 Kyiv
Ukraine
mobile: +38 067 4083107
michael.bociurkiw@osce.org

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