The Ukrainian Military in the Donbass can protect themselves, said the official authorized the U.S. Department of state John Kirby, answering the question, recognize wrongful if the U.S. attacks against Ukrainian troops in the conflict area.
Kirby said that " according to the OSCE, a Large number of violations (Minsk agreements) comes from Pro-Russian separatists ", RIA " Novosti ".
"Ukraine can defend itself. Clearly what we desire from all sides to adhere to the Minsk agreements, which provides for the withdrawal of weapons and the cessation of violence, the dialogue about the settlement, " he said. Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE on the results in the last days of an inspection of the settlements that have been bombed within the Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics, found that the fire in some cases were fired from the multiple launch rocket systems " Grad ". In the night of Sunday under a massive Bombardment of the APU hit Donetsk, Gorlovka, Telmanovo, as well as a number of settlements along the line of contact. The Republic attack from the security forces resulted in the death of five people. In Donetsk the attacks of the security forces has led to considerable damage. Plenipotentiary representative of the Donetsk national Republic in Minsk talks Denis Putilin said that the parties to the conflict in the Donbas are in a step from beginning hostilities, and asked in a persistent form urgent intervention " channel four ".