The conflict in Ukraine has no military solution, said Deputy defense Minister Anatoly Antonov.
"we are confident that the Conflict in Ukraine has no military solution. Peaceful settlement of the fall, based on the full implementation of the Minsk agreements there is no alternative ", – Antonov said Saturday in St. Petersburg according to the results of the meeting of defense Ministers of member States of the SCO. He said that the events on Maidan in Kiev "has led to disastrous consequences," reports RIA " Novosti "." now the socio-economic situation in Ukraine is much worse than a year and a half ago. 's civil war. The authorities are trying to calm Donbass and Lugansk, who expressed mistrust of Kiev and opposition To its policy, – Antonov said. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv Authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. With fifteen February, the parties to the conflict in the Donbass declared a truce in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations. However, despite the control system of the ceasefire, for the last time period shelling in Eastern Ukraine again became frequent.