The intensity of the shelling of the territories of the self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic from the Ukrainian security forces has grown over the past four days, said Tuesday at a press conference, Deputy chief of staff of the people's militia LNR Igor Yashchenko.
"The situation in the area of responsibility of the people's militia is characterized as complex. For the past period (four days) there has been a marked escalation of tension, resulting in a significant increase in the number of attacks, " Yashchenko said.
according to his statement, this Situation has arisen because of the developing in Ukraine fall, despite ceaseless desire of the authorities LNR to a peaceful dialogue. Yaschenko added that units of the people's militia observe the Minsk consensus.
He also said that for the last four days district LC 37 times has come under fire from security forces using rocket-propelled grenades, machine guns, tanks, APCS, mortars and small arms." The most often - 21 times - was shelled the territory of the residential settlement Kalinovka, " drew attention Yashchenko.
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.