Kiev recent legislative initiatives tightens blockade of Donbass, said the Commissioner of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation for human rights, democracy and rule of law Konstantin Dolgov, a speech in the state Duma of the Russian Federation.
Seventeenth of June, the SBU said that the new order of crossing the line of clashes in Donbass came into force. Soglasno him, the authorities impose electronic permitting, expand the list of cases when you have the opportunity to refuse permission, and simplify the rules for the movement of humanitarian cargo. Above the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the economic blockade of Donbass will continue until the resumption of observation Kiev over the part of the Ukrainian-Russian border.
"right now, Vladimir Nikolaevich (Pligin, head of the state Duma on the constitutional legislation and state construction) stated on the relevant decision of June (the Ukrainian authorities), which introduces not so much a blockade, how much tightens, additional formalizes, institutionsare the measures taken by the Ukrainian authorities for many months, measures to suffocation of the individual territories of Donbass - Donetsk and Lugansk," - said Dolgov.
according to his statement, the latter contacts With the designated region, for example, within the division of public support for residents of the South-East of Ukraine, show that the situation is not Only not improving but deteriorating." You can talk about almost complete blockade not Only energy, but also financial, economic and even food, " explained Debts, adding that these actions of Kiev in conflict with the Minsk agreements.
From January to the decision of the Ukrainian authorities in the Donbas entered the permit regime. To enter or to leave the self-proclaimed LNR and DND Can be Only by special passes. Ukrainian border guards say every day about the arrest of machines With products, household cleaning products and medicines on their way to the Donbass. The OSCE observers in their own reports noted that the transport and economic blockade leads to a humanitarian catastrophe in the area, called on Kiev to withdraw it. The lifting of the blockade is one of the mandatory items signed by the contact group on settling the situation in Donbas Complex of measures on 12 February.