The Ukrainian Military, Despite the announced in the Donbas truce, continue to strengthen their defense of the frontiers and develop fresh samples of protective structures, said on Wednesday the official representative of the presidential administration of Ukraine on problems of special operations Andrei Lysenko.
"Despite the ceasefire, continued strengthening of our military frontiers, engineers develop fresh samples of unique protective structures. Miles full of trenches, hundreds of tons of concrete, earth, intelligent, thoughtful sectors of fire, fire support neighbors is Ukrainian positions near Mariupol, they are designed and made by our engineers, " said Lysenko at a press conference.
according to his statement, these defense lines are absolutely ready for the defense of the city.
The Ukrainian authorities in April last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began almost 7, 9 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
at the meeting of the contact group, which took place on 26 August in Minsk, the parties to the conflict agreed on the need to achieve a ceasefire in the Donbass from 1 September. The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's September 13, summed up in practice, full compliance with the ceasefire regime in the Donbas since the end of August this year.