The message of Kiev about the fact that there is a third side of the confrontation in the Donbass – this is an attempt of the Ukrainian side to abandon the " volunteer battalions ", said the Deputy commander of the corps of the Ministry of defense of the Donetsk national Republic Eduard Bacurin.
"the message about the fact that there is a third party that conducts attacks on both sides, appeared in the Ukrainian media. This situation resembles what happened in the autumn, when fired from a mortar at both sides, which leads to escalation of the conflict. We believe that the " volunteer battalions ", which became part of the APU, (not included in the APU battalions) so just want to eliminate ", - quotes its RIA " Novosti ".
Basurin Also said that the Ukrainian command purposefully endangering the commissioners of the OSCE mission." We are convinced that the Ukrainian command purposefully endangering the commissioners of the OSCE mission. I wish to note in connection With such provocations With the advent of NATO, NATO advisers in Ukraine, " - said Basurin. He drew attention that the Ukrainian Military continues to make provocations, using tanks, mortars, antitank missiles, rocket-propelled grenades and small arms." for example, on 18 April From the southern outskirts of Shirokino in district 14. 00 on the settlement there was heavy mortar fire from heavy weapons 120 - and 82-millimetre mortars. Residential areas of the Ukrainian guns were fired more than 400 rounds. At that point in Shirokino was Authorized by the OSCE mission, who were not only witnesses of the attack, but were under the gun of guns nationalist units of the regiment " Azov ". With the beginning of firing vehicles immediately left town, " - said Basurin. According to his statement, for the previous week, this is not the first provocation by Ukrainian forces, in the end, which showed international missions become hostages of the situation. Yesterday the Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in the East of Ukraine stated that the work of observers in the conflict are trying to limit " third parties ". In addition, on April 17 at the OSCE observers Recalling the joint center for coordination and control (SCCC) reported that an unidentified "third party" provoked yesterday, the parties to the conflict to hostilities in the area of the railway station of Donetsk. Remember, April 19, DNR authorities expressed readiness to go on the development of the demilitarized zone in the Donetsk airport, Horlivka and Shirokino. on April 17, the Ministry of defence of Ukraine has told, that is ready to go for the demilitarization of the village Shirokino " subject to a complete ceasefire for some time." At the same time, Ukrainian regiment "Azov" on the last working day of the week spoke out against the demilitarization of the village Shirokino in the South of Donetsk region and tried to convince the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko strengthen this area. Similarly, on Friday, the Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in Ukraine said that may decide around the clock surveillance in the area of residential settlements Shirokino. Remember, the opposing parties in the Donbass in 0. 00 (1. 00 GMT) Sunday, fifteen February, declared a truce, under agreements concluded in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations.