Kiev, together with its overseas curators continue to put a spoke in the wheels of the peace process in Ukraine, said at the opening of the "Week of Russia in the 16th arrondissement of Paris" Deputy head of the foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov.
"Kiev and its overseas curators continue to put a spoke in the wheel of the Minsk process. It should be clear that only the full implementation achieved in February of precise arrangements and compliance with the planned steps will give a chance to prevent further descent along an inclined plane of confrontation in this country, "he said, reports RIA" Novosti ".
1 September in the Donbass began a ceasefire, which the parties to the conflict agreed on 26 August in Minsk during the last meeting of the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine. In recent months the situation in the Donbass deteriorated badly. Despite the cease-fire, which turned out to come to a common opinion in February this year, the attacks between the forces of the Ukrainian army on one side and the LPR and the DPR and return continued. In DND stated that the slightest provocation on the amount of equipment and forces, which Kiev pulled up to the line of contact in Donbas, increases the likelihood of a reduction to full-scale hostilities. 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. According to the UN at the end of August, the victims of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine began about 7, 9 thousand People, at least 17, 6 thousand Received damage to health.