The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the conflict in the Donbas is not a civil war.
"we in the Donbass no civil war, we don't have any internal conflict. It is very simple: we are dealing with aggression against Ukraine And the occupation of an independent Ukrainian nation. And the aggressor, we have to clearly figure out is Russia, "said Poroshenko, speaking at the forum" Yalta European strategy " (YES), which takes place in Kiev.
The Ukrainian government And the West blame Russian Federation of interfering in Ukraine's internal Affairs. Russia denies it And calls such accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict And is not privy to the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political And economic crisis.
Thus, the Russian defense Ministry reported many times that does not supply the militia military equipment, ammunition And other assistance. Statements of Kiev on the issue in the Ministry of war called "absolute nonsense" that " defies criticism." And the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov Century said that the Statements about the presence of Russian troops in the Donbass unproven - no one until now could not present concrete evidence, despite repeated accusations.