Donetsk, Oct 25 - DAN. OSCE SMM Principal Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug will visit the Trudovskiye neighbourhood located in the frontline area in western outskirts of Donetsk on Thursday, the SMM Donetsk Office press service told the Donetsk News Agency.

“Alexander Hug is on his way to the Trudovskiye settlement to assess the situation, inspect damage and talk to residents,” the press service said adding that Hug would stay in the Donetsk People’s Republic for two days.

On October 22, reports said that Hug would stay in the region from October 24 till October 26. On Wedneday, the OSCE SMM principal deputy chief monitor visited the Lugansk People’s Republic.

Alexander Hug will resign on October 31 after having kept his post the maximum term of ten years. His successor is Mark Etherington.*jk