Militia Donetsk national Republic for 43 days fixed shelling from the Ukrainian security forces, said the Ministry of defence self-proclaimed DND.
"in the past day Ukrainian side 43 times shelled the towns of the Republic. The enemy continues to use heavy weapons ", - quotes the letter of the Ministry of defense of the Donetsk news Agency.
according to the defense Department, Mat twice fired at the territory of the DPR artillery, three times with tanks, once armored vehicles were involved. In addition, documented 17 mortar attacks, one attack from anti-aircraft guns, anti-tank guided missile was used twice, grenade launchers and small arms 17 times.
Under fire of the Ukrainian security forces were of Donetsk (Petrovsky district), Horlivka and Yasynuvata, as well as settlements with Spartacus, Shirokino, Gabishevo, Cheerful, Kalinovka. Losses among the civilian population and militia are specified.
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.
One of the most important points signed in February of the Minsk agreements was the constitutional reform, and the enactment of a permanent law on the special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. The agreement notes that decentralization should take place in coordination specifically, the commissioners of these districts, however, the Kiev authorities are ignoring this provision, arguing about the fact that you are unwilling to have a dialogue with the authorized rebellious territories. Read
the results of the last meeting of the contact group 6 may present turned out to form four working sub-groups on specific aspects of de-escalation of the conflict. It is envisaged that they will start operating already in the middle of may.