Information from the Ukrainian media about the Russian military in the Donbass never confirmed, said the former Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov.
"Yet there was not a single case to officially reported data on Russian soldiers have been confirmed," Azarov said at a press conference in the Russian capital, noting that he has the ability to check for relevant messages.
As Azarov said, according to his information, " 90% of the militias fighting the indigenous inhabitants of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".
The Plenipotentiaries of Ukraine and Western countries many times accused the Russian Federation of interfering in the conflict in the Donbass. Evidence for this was provided. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation called the statement " public unsubstantiated insinuations ". First, Moscow has stated many times that completely uninvolved in the events in the South-East of Ukraine, does not supply the militia military equipment and ammunition, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.
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 began more than 6, 8 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.