OSCE observers together with the Russian representative in the General center for control and coordination (SCCC) of the ceasefire in the Donbass Colonel-General Alexander Lentsov advanced in the area of residential settlements Spartacus, reports from the scene journalist Last news .
first it was claimed that Authorized the OSCE, SCCC, the red cross and the commanders of the self-proclaimed DND have plans on Thursday to go to the airport of Donetsk on dialogues about stopping the fire in order for transportation to a safe place of the bodies of Ukrainian troops from the Sands, which borders the airport. In the Ministry of defence DND stated that the visit to the Donetsk airport may not happen because of the attacks. The Ministry added that the conduct of dialogues about stopping the fire.
Commissioner SCCC first of said Fins news that the Ukrainian Military attempted breakthrough of the positions of the militia forces in the Northern suburbs of Donetsk. According to his statement, was also shelling from the security forces, but SCCC managed to reduce its activity.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people. The problem of settlement of the Ukrainian fall under negotiation in different formats, for example, at the meetings of the contact group in Minsk with the mediation of Russia and the OSCE.
The next meeting of the contact group on February 12 ended with the adoption of a package of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements, involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbas with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone. Soon after informing truce in the Donbass resumed shooting, the parties blame each other in violation of the "silence" and report that conduct only return fire.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February came amid a sharp escalation of the situation in the Donbass, provoked by the Ukrainian security forces, which increased the forces began to storm the position of the militia. Following the meeting, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a set of measures involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbas with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone.