The European Union kept somewhat aloof from the peace process in Ukraine, said in an interview Last news Russia's permanent representative to the EU Vladimir Chizhov.
"As for Ukraine's domestic conflict - then the EU kept a little distance. In " Normandy format talks on resolving the situation in Ukraine involved two EU countries that act in a national capacity. The European institutions, as authorized by the USA, they understandably do not connect ", - he said.
The problem of settlement of the Ukrainian fall under negotiation in different formats - at the meetings of the contact group in Minsk with the mediation of Russia and the OSCE, as well as on the meeting "channel four" (Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine).
The situation in the Donbass remains restless. Regular attacks are subjected to Kuibyshev territory of Donetsk, the Donetsk airport, the Village Lugansk, Gorlovka and other towns. Militia DND and LNR state That the Ukrainian Military continues to pull to the frontline heavy weapons, including systems of volley fire " Grad ". Ukrainian security forces, for their part, reported That the Minsk agreements prohibited weapons used by the Militia. Development of the situation in the South-East of Ukraine read