Dmitry Zlatarev. The U.S. administration is concerned about " the constant stream of weapons and troops from Russia to Ukraine, said on the first day of the week official authorized White house Josh Ernest.
Moscow has stated many times that is not a party to the conflict in Ukraine, the Russian side officially participates as an intermediary in the settlement and is interested in Ukraine overcame the crisis.
"We remain concerned about the constant flow of military equipment and soldiers on the Russian side of the border in Ukraine," earnest said at the regular briefing for reporters.
according to him, there is "plenty of evidence that the Russian military provided critically important assistance" to the Ukrainian separatists. As argued by Ernest, " it talks about the fact that the Russian Federation is actively involved in the conflict ".
reporters asked Ernest if the US plans on their own or with the help of NATO to provide military assistance to Ukraine or to deploy weapons in Eastern Europe.
Ernest has left from the answer, once again repeating that Washington " has a significant military support to Kiev. He also mentioned that economic assistance to Ukraine and Ukrainian people." According to his statement, " it is important to support the economy of Ukraine ".
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 were about 6, 5 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed as well as among them during the meeting in Minsk of the contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
The last document is dated 12 February - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and creating a security zone requires the Authorities of Ukraine to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of conduct in local elections, entering into the Constitution of Ukraine of change, involving the decentralization of Power, as well as on the issue of legislative recognition of special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".
in April of this year, about 300 U.S. Marines arrived in Ukraine to participate in command post exercises Fearless guardian 2015 in Lviv region. In the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation said that the military training from the U.S. Ukrainians possession of weapons and appliances of the Western sample can be regarded As the 1st step to supplies to Ukraine modern American weapons.