The self-proclaimed militia Donetsk national Republic lost in the battle for Marinka 20 soldiers, said on the last working day of the week data of the Ministry of defence DND Deputy chief of staff of the militia Eduard Bacurin.
"The losses suffered by not only the Republican guard and units of the Ministry of defence At the moment Is 20 people were killed, 99 wounded. This is to help you understand what was a massacre, " said Bacurin.
first Ukrainian law enforcers told that the militia of Donbass Wednesday night launched an attack on their positions near Marinka and Krasnogorovka near Donetsk, the Military repelled the attack. DNR authorities called the message of Kiev speculation. The head of the Ministry of defence DND Vladimir Kononov said that the Ukrainian Military on Wednesday began shelling across the front line. The militia considers the actions of security forces to disrupt the Minsk agreements.
on Wednesday, the General staff of Ukraine recognized that the Ukrainian Military used against the militia near Donetsk heavy equipment, which had previously been allotted to the rear according to the Minsk agreements. The Kremlin has expressed concern about the provocative actions of the military power of Ukraine in the Donbass.
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, 4 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
One of the most important points signed in February of the Minsk agreements was the constitutional reform, and the enactment of a permanent law on the special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. The agreement notes that decentralization should take place in coordination specifically, the commissioners of these districts, however, the Kiev Authorities are ignoring This provision, arguing about the fact that you are unwilling to have a dialogue with the authorized rebellious territories. Read the full text of the Minsk agreements "