Ukraine should increase the presence of the OSCE monitoring mission, the number of which currently stands at no more than 600 people instead of 1 thousand, said the Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Alexey Meshkov, speaking at the 26th annual Brussels business forum Crans Montana.
"instead of accusations about who got fired, got over a significant presence of the Special monitoring mission of the OSCE, it is necessary to provide them with great opportunities to monitor the situation ", - quotes news Agency the message Meshkov. For the last day and the morning of Thursday, the Ukrainian Military fired about 80 rounds from multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) "Grad" on human settlements Shirokino and Red October. Before Thursday, it was announced that the authorities proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic have plans to sign up to the representatives of the countries "channel four" in response to increasing massive shelling of Donbass from Ukrainian forces. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. The military actively used heavy machinery and military aircraft and helicopters. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 4 thousand People. The parties to the conflict in the Donbas From midnight fifteen February, declared a truce, under agreements concluded in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations. However, despite the control system of the ceasefire, for the last time period shelling in Eastern Ukraine again became frequent.