Rescue Work on de-energized because of the attacks the Skochinsky mine named continue, on the raised surface 40 of the miners, told reporters the Commissioner of the Ministry of emergency situations DND.
first Deputy chief of staff of the militia of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Eduard Basurin said that the mine is de-energized because of the attacks of security forces, were almost 400 people.
"Work to lift the miners continue. At this time, we managed to raise to the surface 40 of the miners. Feature of the procedure is that the rescue cage can lift no more than 20 people, " said the source. The Commissioner of the Department said that the Works are performed in the normal mode. Of predictions about how much time it would take to process the transport in a safe place for the miners, the Commissioner of the Ministry of emergency situations do not become.
first Chapter the Ministry of defence self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Vladimir Kononov said that the Ukrainian Military on Wednesday began shelling across the front line, three militia members were killed. Losses DNR amounted to fifteen people killed since the beginning of large-scale attacks. DNR considers the actions of the Ukrainian security forces to disrupt the Minsk agreements, said Kononov.
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, 4 thousand people.
The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict. The last document is dated 12 February - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and creating a security zone, obliges the Authorities of Ukraine to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of conduct in local elections, entering into the Constitution of Ukraine of change, involving the decentralization of Power, as well as on the issue of legislative recognition of special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".
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.