The Russian side there is evidence about the fact that Ukrainian army is concentrated in the Donbass forces, among them military equipment, said the head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
"That the militia of Donbass proposed to withdraw all military equipment, the caliber of less than 100 mm. unfortunately, the opposing party has not done this, but on the contrary, according to our data, concentrating their units there, and among them enhanced military equipment ", - Putin said correspondents.
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, 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed as well as among them during the meeting in Minsk of the 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 requires 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 the special status " of certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".