The Council of national security and defence (NSDC) of Ukraine said about the closure of several transportation corridors in the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics (DPR and LPR).
"with the increase in the number of attacks from Russian-terrorist groups (as in the national security Council called the militia – approx. OPINION), for protection of life of the Inhabitants of the transport corridor through the line of demarcation in the area of human settlements and Major zaytsevo will be closed for some time ", – reported in the report on the Internet office of the NSDC of Ukraine.
According to the Ukrainian Ministry, " in the case of expansion of the Gaza attacks, similar measures will be used to other transport corridors ". Moscow has stated many times that it is not involved in the events in southeastern Ukraine, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. In the capital of Russia emphasize that all the charges against her are unproven. In mid-may, the Deputy head of the National Council of the Lugansk people's Republic Vladislav Danego said that by restricting the movement of Residents through the line of contact in Donbas, the Ukrainian authorities to impose both economic and physical blockade of the region. In the may report of the OSCE reported that the interim order surveillance of the movement of peaceful inhabitants, introduced by Kiev in Donbass, has greatly restricted the rights of the population of the region. On 4 June the head of the faction "Block of Petro Poroshenko" in the Parliament Yuriy Lutsenko stated that Ukraine needs to build a grocery blockade of Donbass.