Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking on possible solutions to conflict in the Donbass, expressed the hope that this problem will not last forever and it will be resolved as quickly as possible.
"Hopefully not forever, and I Hope all these problems will be solved as soon as possible ", – quotes his words RIA " Novosti ".
however, the Commissioner of operational command of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) Eduard Baturin said that the Ukrainian Military has deployed to the frontline in the Donbass fresh batches of military equipment, including self-propelled artillery and tanks. Remember, Poroshenko during a visit to the Donbass, said on the issue of implementation of the Minsk agreements, " until then, until you complete the security package, the Ukraine further in the political process to move you won't." Poroshenko said that the package of security involves " a complete ceasefire, the withdrawal of foreign troops from the territory of Ukraine, transfer in the first stage under the supervision of the OSCE, and the 2-stage – under the supervision of Ukraine uncontrolled sections of the Russian-Ukrainian border, the withdrawal of heavy weaponry and artillery, the unhindered access of OSCE observers to all areas ". Explaining his sentence, the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko said that Poroshenko " completely abolished the Minsk agreement ".