Kiev tightens equipment And weapons to the separation line in the Donbass, it may indicate the preparation of a large-scale provocation, said Deputy permanent envoy of Russia to the OSCE Andrey Rudenko.
according to him, the Ukrainian side is directly responsible for the violation of the signing reached in the contact group 3–4 August in Minsk agreements on the demilitarization of Shirokino.
"in response to the goodwill gesture of the militias that have independently taken on 3 km from the contact line on their creatures And military equipment to a caliber of less than 100 mm – observers special monitoring mission of the OSCE recorded this, – the Ukrainian side had not only answered it, but even more increasing its military buildup. There is now regular troops, reinforced by fresh divisions of the marine corps. Returned sad And well-known volunteer "– said Rudenko, speaking at the meeting of the OSCE permanent Council, RIA " Novosti ". According to policy, " pushing for fresh rules, the Ukrainian side at the last moment did not want to sign in fact already announced the agreement on the withdrawal from the line of contact arms a caliber of less than 100 mm."" This shows the reluctance of Kiev to implement the military aspects of the Minsk package of measures And proceed to the execution of the political aspects of the agreements. Instead of finding solutions And dialogue with the representatives of Donetsk And Lugansk, who signed the Minsk agreement, – open simulation or simulation process. And the hanging of guilt for a violation of the agreements on the militia And the Russian Federation", - has said Rudenko. On Thursday Deputy head of the corps headquarters of the people's militia LNR Igor Yashchenko said that the intensity of shelling the territory of the Luhansk people's Republic on military power of Ukraine has increased. Wednesday Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE noted the growing number of hotspots in the Donbas, stated about the victims among the civilian population in the territories under control And DND And Kiev. The OSCE experts also spoke about the growth of the fighting around Donetsk, Gorlovka And North-East of Mariupol. On Sunday, the head of the delegation of the DND in the contact group on the peaceful settlement in the Donbass Denis Putilin said that the parties to the conflict in the Donbas are in a step from beginning hostilities. He said that the guarantors of the Minsk agreements – the leaders of France And Germany – obliged to respond to violations of the Minsk agreements by Kiev authorities.