The Ukrainian military has accused official military leadership in a lie regarding the success of the APU to seize new territories in the South-East of the country. Witnesses claim that the statements of the Ministry of defence are only propaganda to raise morale of the army, The Independent.
the magazine writes that Kiev has announced that last week the militia as if he had attacked near a small town Staroignatievka. Then the head of the defense Ministry of Ukraine said that the Ukrainian armed forces conducted a counter-attack and captured the strategic position of the militia "as if the first territorial acquisition made by the government since the ceasefire" in February 2015.
These data challenged the authorities of the DNI, saying that the militias did not carry out any offensive operations that violate the ceasefire regime.
"The testimony of witnesses from the front lines on both sides are questioning the official version of events, denying the statements made as propaganda to raise morale of the army," writes the Independent.
"They said that We have occupied a new territory, but it's not. Our troops moved forward, but soon They retreated back. The Ministry of defence just want to show a beautiful situation for people back home. They want to make a more beautiful picture, but she's ugly ", - quotes the words of the journal medical assistant-volunteer from Kyiv, Olena Maksymenko.
One of the sergeants of the APU also questioned the statements of Kiev about the capture of new territories.
"We were moving forward, but After We saw a group of tanks, which returned to the original positions," he says.