The U.S. state Department on Thursday released its annual report on the situation of human rights in the world in 2014, which described the situation in the Donbass without mention of " Russian aggression ", what often Washington accuses Moscow.
"Russia prepares and implements Pro-Russian separatists in parts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, which is connected to the rebels from Russia. The Ukrainian government responded to this "anti-terrorist operation" to restore and stabilize the situation in the regions, " the report said. The word " aggression ", which is often in Kiev and in the West understand the direct participation of the Russian army in the fighting in the Donbass, the document is not found, RIA " Novosti ". At the same time the state Department traditionally holds responsible for the deaths, injuries and massive violations of the rights of peaceful citizens of Donbass on " separatists ", which are imputed to attacks on civilians, killings, illegal detentions and the use of violence, torture, and " large-scale theft of coal that is sent to the Russian Federation ". The actions of the Ukrainian army are described as " attempts by the government to restore oversight ". At the same time the state Department has separately described violations in Crimea, the responsibility for which is laid on the " Russian occupation authorities ". The referendum, the results of the Republic returned to Russia, was mentioned in a multipage document in passing as " fabricated ", but no proof was not given.
"The referendum results that seem to show that the high turnout of voters in 83% the overwhelming majority voted for joining Russia, were widely regarded as fabricated by the Russian authorities and not credible," according to the document, without specifying who made such an assessment. While a number of other issues the report identifies real organization, person, the exact date of which conclusions are drawn. Special emphasis is placed on the violation of the rights of the Crimean Tatar people. So, mentioned the closure of the Crimean Tatar and Ukrainian media, the prohibition of stay in the Republic members of the public, such as Mustafa Dzhemilev, which the authorities blame Russia of inciting ethnic hatred. In addition, the report referring to the information the UN says about 20 thousand Crimean Tatars, who returned to Ukraine, registered in the MOE as " internally displaced persons ". Among other violations, in the Crimea, the state Department calls the unsolved murders and attacks on public figures, illegal detention, violation of freedom of speech and Assembly, non-transparent decisions of the court, the anti-Semitism and the oppression of minorities, Among them sexual. The U.S. state Department Also believes that the Russian-Ukrainian border laws are ignored, leading to uncontrolled movement across the border." The conflict in Ukraine has led to a higher degree of anarchy along the border of Russia with Ukraine ", - is informed in the report. It referred to several kidnappings of Ukrainian Residents, uncontrolled movement of militias and Russian state power between Russia and Ukraine. Also the story is about the flow of immigrants across the border into Russian territory.