Permanent representative of the USA to the OSCE Daniel Baer called the situation in Ukraine is terrible humanitarian crisis and said that the Ukrainian government from time to time deserves opponents.
Speaking on the last working day of the week at the Royal Institute of British military power (RUSI), Baer was subjected to charges of the Russian Federation in violation of the ceasefire and said that the punishment is a significant part of the implementation of pressure on the Russian Federation, RIA " Novosti ".
the Commissioner of the United States has noticed that is necessary " to continue to support the contact group, to apply the punishment and other measures of isolation as long as the Minsk consensus will not be implemented." Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. 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. With fifteen February, the parties to the conflict in the Donbass declared a truce 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. Remember, Moscow has stated many times that it is not involved in the events in southeastern Ukraine, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. Relations between Russia and the West worsened due to the fall in the Ukraine. The US, EU and other countries have imposed against Russia punishment, Moscow responded with countermeasures. Russia fundamentally denies accusations by the West of meddling in the conflict in Eastern Ukraine.