According to the defense Ministry of the Donetsk national Republic, for the past week with arms forces of Ukraine shelled residential areas of Mariupol from the village Talakovka, said the Commissioner of the defense Ministry DND Eduard Bacurin.
"in Kiev-controlled media more often be accused of the armed forces of the DNI in the provocations connected with the shelling of Mariupol city. Our exploration of the fact that in the period from 10 to 16 August this year with the southern margin of the residential settlement Talakovka from forest plantations by Ukrainian units were shelling of residential areas of Mariupol ", - quoted him as saying by the Donetsk news Agency.
Also, According to Basurin, was defined as " the location of firing positions with heavy artillery to the North of the residential settlement of Berdyansk, high-end shooting impact in the direction of Shirokino and Mariupol."" Taking the opportunity, associated with the arrival of the leadership of the OSCE special monitoring mission, appeal to its members to test these facts, because the official Kiev deliberately escalate the situation to finally get a reason to start offensive operations " - drew the attention of the Commissioner of the Ministry of defence DND. On Sunday, the head of the delegation of the DND in the Contact group on the peaceful settlement in the Donbass Denis Putilin said that the parties to the conflict in the Donbas are in a step from beginning hostilities. He said that the guarantors of the Minsk agreements – the leaders of France and Germany – obliged to respond to violations of the Minsk agreements by Kiev authorities. Unprecedented shelling of cities DPR launched by security forces in recent days have led to the death of five people. In the capital of the breakaway Republic attack resulted in considerable damage. German foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned about the possibility of a new escalation of tension in Eastern Ukraine.