The Commissioner of the Ukrainian military said that the Information about the fact that dozens of security forces surrendered to the militia in Debaltsevo, is not reality.
in Minsk, 12 February sides of the confrontation in the Donbass signed the document, suggesting a truce With fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a security zone. Currently, the truce is observed, with the exception of Debaltsevo. Authorized militia have said before, that in Debaltsevo prisoner voluntarily surrendered dozens of Ukrainian military.
data on voluntary surrendering is not confirmed. This Information applies to discredit the military power of Ukraine and the powers of the ATO in General, " he said in explanation of the Last news, the head of the press center of special operations Alexander Motesanib. He also clarified that data loss will be developed at the next press conference messenger press center special operations.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April 2014 in the Donbass military operation against disgruntled happened last February by the coup d'etat in the region. Since the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine, according to the UN, lost their lives more than 5, 6 thousand people.
Debaltsevo - a city of regional significance in the Donetsk region and one of the largest railway junctions of Ukraine. Station Debaltsevo serves as a nodal point where the railway track from Kharkov, Mariupol, Rostov-on-don, Taganrog and the capital of Russia. At the present time because of the fighting paralyzed the operation of the station and stopped freight train letter between DND and the rest of Ukraine.
at the end of July last year Debaltsevo and neighboring villages were taken under the supervision of the Military. Since there are concentrated about 7-10 thousand army soldiers and nazvanie. The strategic importance of the city due to the fact that Debaltseve "language" situated in the territory of the DND and LNR, creating the danger of such cities as Gorlovka, Donetsk region, Shakhtersk, plant and Stakhanov.