The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said in an interview to the British about the fact that the country is in a state of "real war" with Russia.
"Let's get this straight - we are not at war with the separatists, supported by Russia. This is a real war with Russia ", - said the Ukrainian leader.
review Poroshenko, claimed the detention in the Donbas may 16, 2 citizens of Russia, As if to belong to the armed forces of the Russian armed forces. The Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation first of said prisoners, and in truth, citizens of the Russian Federation, but at the time of his arrest were not applicable to army personnel and the Authorities LNR stated that captured by Ukrainian security forces were wounded in battle, the soldiers of the people's militia - Evgeny Erofeev and Alexander Alexandrov.
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, 2 thousand people. 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, 2 thousand people.
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.
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.
the results of the last meeting of the contact group 6 may present turned out to form four sub-working groups on specific aspects of de-escalation of the conflict. It is envisaged that they will start work in mid-may.