The Deputy commander of Russia's Land forces, Colonel-General Alexander Lentsov said that is not in the Donbas, as before said Commissioner of the General staff of the Ukrainian armed forces, and at the Ashuluk firing range in Astrakhan region.
"Note of the Ukrainian General staff, the Ashuluk firing range is located at a distance of over 600 kilometers from the Russian-Ukrainian border," Lentsov said on air of television channel " Russia 24 ", adding that came to the landfill To prepare for the planned for the 2nd half of August teachings.
"in the media not so long ago, there is evidence that replaced the leadership of the main intelligence Directorate of the General staff of Ukraine. I think we need to change not only the leadership, and all those commissioners who frankly misinformed leadership And the country of Ukraine, and in the 1st turn, the Ukrainian people, And create tension between Russia And Ukraine ", - he added. Remember, 10 August, the Ukrainian Military has called the "guilty" in the aggravation of the situation in the Donbas Russian General Alexander Lentsov." There is operational information that is currently in Donetsk is Colonel-General Alexander Lentsov, his full-time position - the Deputy commander of land forces military power of the Russian Federation", - has told a press-the Secretary of the Ukrainian General staff Vladislav Seleznev. Eleven August in the General staff of the Ukrainian army promised to return fire for fire. The deterioration of the situation in the field is recognized And Authorized DNR." And wears it all the character not local fights and fights where suffering And housing, And the private sector, the APU is used heavy weapons, heavy equipment, And it applies without regard to that kill civilians, " - said on the first day of the week the head of the people's Council of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Andrey Purgin. He also expressed the view that the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine, accusing militias in the collapse of the peace plan, covers the aggression of their own security forces who are trying to advance across the line of contact. Remember, despite the cease-fire, which turned out to come to a common opinion in February this year, the attacks between the forces of the Ukrainian army on one side AND the LPR and the DPR AND return continue. On the night of Monday in shelling by Ukrainian artillery in the city of Gorlovka were destroyed several buildings And died one peaceful citizen, parallel to the AFU were shelling the city Yasinovataya North-East of Donetsk. On the first day of the week Authorized the Ministry of defense of Ukraine told about the lesson at the end of the battle with the militia of the key heights in the district of Stroganovka. Ukrainian security officials argued that the militia during the battle, had suffered considerable losses both in manpower And in equipment, in addition, 7 Ukrainian soldiers were injured health. The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko ordered the Ukrainian diplomats to inform the Russian Federation And the OSCE about the worsening situation in the Donbass.