Common centre of monitoring and coordination of the cease (SCCC), with the assistance of the OSCE gave Kiev the side of the body of the deceased in Shirokino soldier of the battalion " Azov ", said the Ministry of defence DND.
before the Commissioner of the Russian Federation in SCCC Colonel-General Alexander Lentsov reported that more than 400 mines that have been launched by the Ukrainian security forces exploded in the village of Shirokino the previous day.
"because of the SCCC representatives, who arrived in Shirokino, with the direct participation of the OSCE mission made the transfer of the body of a fighter of a battalion" Azov ", who was killed during the advance to the positions of the armed forces DND ", - says the Agency referring to the Ministry of war of the self-proclaimed Republic.
The village Shirokino is now one of the most "hot spots" of Donbass. It is located on the shore of the Azov sea between the cities of Mariupol (controlled by security officers) and Novoazovsk (controlled by the militia DND). In early February Shirokino was busy " Azov ". Since then, the two sides continue in this area of so-called artillery and mortar duels.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people. The problem of settlement of the Ukrainian fall under negotiation in different formats, for example, at the meetings of the contact group in Minsk with the mediation of Russia and the OSCE.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February came amid a sharp escalation of the situation in the Donbass, provoked by the Ukrainian security forces, which increased the forces began to storm the position of the militia. Following the meeting, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a set of measures involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbas With fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone.
Soon after informing truce in the Donbass resumed shooting, the parties blame each other in violation of the "silence" and report that conduct only return fire. Kiev is considering an appeal to the UN and the EU on the introduction of peacekeepers in Donbass.