Ukrainian border guards report that again had to suspend the work of crossing points in the Donbass because of the attacks reported by them.
before the guards reported that they had to suspend their operations because of the attacks, and was intimidated that this could happen again, if there will be attacks.
on the first day weekend, the state border service of Ukraine informs that yesterday From the territory controlled by the militia, in the direction of the roadblock " Maori ", which serve border guards and Soldiers of the APU, the militia fired mortars and small arms. Also close to control point of entry/exit "Novotroitsk" was recorded by a mortar explosion.
Ukrainian border guards report that continue to violate the ceasefire, for this reason, the return fire was not opened. However, due to the provocative attacks From time uncontrolled on the site before it was suspended the document for access of persons and vehicles at checkpoints "zaytsevo" and " Novotroitsk ", which led to long queues and increased waiting time at the intersection of the separation line.
The border service also informs that on the last working day of the week during their journey from LNR died a citizen of Ukraine, who was heading to the line of separation and before reaching the checkpoint "Stanychno-Luhanske" felt sudden deterioration of health wealth. The border guards immediately called the ambulance which arrived after a few minutes, But medical staff concluded the death of a citizen.
first Advisor to the head of the security service of Ukraine (SBU) Yuriy Tandit has said that Kyiv could close the checkpoints on the demarcation line in Donbas because, if there were cases of detention of them on civilians by militias.
The DND Ombudsman Daria Morozova said that the self-proclaimed militia Donetsk national Republic does not detain civilians at checkpoints in the Donbass, and the closing of the checkpoints will be failures Kyiv Minsk agreements. The people's militia self-proclaimed Luhansk people's Republic Also said that does not preclude the passage of civilians through the checkpoint in Stanitsa Luganskaya on site, controlled Kiev.
From January to the decision of the Ukrainian authorities in the Donbas entered the permit regime. To enter or leave the LC and the DNI can only according to special passes through special checkpoints. While Kiev has stopped working most of the points the few remaining accumulate kilometer car queue, the citizens spend more of the day.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed as well as among them during the meeting in Minsk contact group, which Since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.