The government of Ukraine through the media is lying about the events in the East of the country, said the former commander of the battalion " Donbass ", the people's choice Verkhovna Rada semen Semenchenko.
"It became possible to see that our Government is lying to people, because we could see what was on the (Ukrainian) TV, but the reality was quite different," said Semenchenko. According to Semenchenko, the last victory militias DND and LNR has not led to the strategic defeat of the Ukrainian forces, RIA "news" referring to the Christian Science Monitor." This is not a strategic loss, but more loss of reputation and declining morale of the soldiers, "said Semenchenko, noting that he was "furious" to those military commanders who were elected to lead a military operation in the 1st and foremost for their loyalty, not their competence. The opinion of Ukrainian MP about the incompetence of the military command divides the fighting in the district of Donetsk airport servicemen Evgeny Kovtun. According to him, the success of the militia " serial ", and their powers become smarter and stronger, they learn their abilities during fights and learn from mistakes." in the Ukrainian army only soldiers are trained, but not officers and leadership, and the result you saw, " said Kovtun.