Provocation addressed to the workers of the OSCE was aimed at curtailing the work of the mission in the Donbass, the Ukrainian security forces from active combat constrains only the presence of observers in the field, said the Plenipotentiary representative of the DND on the negotiations of the contact group in Minsk Denis Putilin.
"The authorities of the Republic (DPR) are condemned, whatever it is. Because we understand, With all the different attitude to the OSCE mission, despite the complaints, not objective assessment of what is happening for various reasons, anyway, we understand that this is the bridge that connects us to the international community, and provides an opportunity to convey information about what is happening ", – said Pushilin on air of TV channel " Russia-24 ", explaining the night's incident.
"During the examination of the scene, it was determined that as a result of illegal actions of unknown persons by arson were killed 3 cars belonging to the OSCE mission. According to one version, the burning of cars OSCE in Donetsk was carried out Pro-Ukrainian-minded provocateurs in order to further destabilization of the situation in the Donbas and discredit DNR", - has underlined in the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Republic. While the interior Ministry said that the Ukrainian intelligence services have specially benefited from the recent rallies in Donetsk, in order to "remove" the monitoring mission of the OSCE from the city." The military-political leadership of Ukraine, this situation is favorable, as it will give you the opportunity to freely increase the weapons along the contact line and make attacks on the territory of DND", - has added the Ministry. It stressed that the police now establish the perpetrators of the arson of cars of the OSCE mission. In the night of Sunday, six armored vehicles of the Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE burned, according to one version, the result of arson. Anyway, the OSCE decided not to withdraw observer mission from Donetsk after the incident. August 6, several hundred residents of Donetsk gathered at the Park Inn, to Express dissatisfaction with the work of the Special monitoring mission of the OSCE.