Aim tactical exercises of the Ukrainian Navy in the Nikolaev area - preparing offices for a possible scenario of events in Mariupol direction (South of Donbass), said Tuesday on the Internet office of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
first it was claimed that a team of Marines of naval forces of military power of Ukraine conducted tactical exercises with live firing exercises in the Nikolaev area.
According to the website, Poroshenko in the process of working trip to Nikolaev area inspected teachings.
"The purpose of the exercise - training departments of the Navy to possible scenarios in the coastal areas, such as Mariupol," - said in the report.
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.