The President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin during operational meetings with the permanent members of the security Council of Russia approved the implementation of the Minsk agreement on the withdrawal of heavy weapons, said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
"They discussed in detail the progress of the implementation of the Minsk agreements in the process of allotment of the parties to the conflict of heavy weapons from the dividing lines," said Sands. This meeting was attended by Prime Minister Medvedev D. A., head of the Kremlin administration Sergei Ivanov, the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko, security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and his Deputy Rashid Nurgaliev, the Ministers of internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev, foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov of defense Sergei Shoigu, the FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov, the head of the foreign intelligence service Mikhail Fradkov and a permanent security Council member Russia Boris Gryzlov, RIA " Novosti ". Before the last working day of the week in Kyiv told about keeping forces on the contact line for a possible retaliation in the event of a breach of the truce. About it, said Deputy head of the Department of information technology Ministry of defence of Ukraine Sergey Galushko. The Ministry also indicated that on the last working day of the week will continue the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the contact line on the East of the country. Prior to that, Deputy commander of the militia of the Donetsk national Republic Eduard Baturin said that under the control of the Kiev military withdrew from the contact line in the Donbass 24 units. At the same time, the Donetsk national Republic continues to withdraw heavy weapons from the contact line in the Donbass. Formed column of 4 launchers "Grad" on the Eastern outskirts of Donetsk. The fact of the withdrawal record Commissioners of the OSCE. Remember, on Thursday began the withdrawal of heavy equipment in the Donbass both parties. The militia had already withdrawn from the line of contact 90% of heavy weapons, what he said DND Alexander Zakharchenko. He also threatened to Kyiv, which may at any time to return to their seats. Kiev, on our part, replied that it was the removal of heavy equipment from the line of contact. Head of the press center of military operations Alexander Motesanib said that the allotment of artillery caliber 100 mm along the entire line of contact with the militia.