Zam. the chief of staff of the militia of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Eduard Bacurin called "nonsense" the message of Kiev about 400 deaths in the Donbass militias.
first Advisor to the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Zoryan Shkiriak said that during the last major fighting in the Donbass lost their lives over 400 militia, more than 800 were injured.
"This is nonsense. To hide this fact cannot. If such a fact was, all the hospitals of the Republic would be overcrowded and to Hide such losses would have been impossible, " - said Basurin at a press conference on Tuesday.
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 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.
The last document is dated 12 February - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and creating a security zone, obliges 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 ".