The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko announced fifteen June day of mourning in the country for the victims of those present punitive operations in the East.
He expressed deep condolences to the families of the victims, UNIAN reports." on Sunday, I declare a day of mourning for our military. This is a big loss not only for the families but for the entire country. Ukraine in the tribulation, but we resolutely continue the struggle for peace ", - noticed Poroshenko." Everyone involved in a cynical terrorist act of such scale will be punished. Ukraine needs the world. However, the terrorists will receive an adequate response ", - said the head of the country. The leader ordered to convene a meeting of the Council of national security and defence, and also ordered the Cabinet of Ministers to assist the families of the victims. In the night of Saturday in Lugansk crashed military transport aircraft Il-76 military power of Ukraine, downed from MANPADS Lugansk militia. According to the information of the Ministry of defence of Ukraine took the life of 49 people, the plane was carrying soldiers of the 25th air cavalry brigade. In addition, on the first day weekend three Ukrainian border guards died and four were injured in the shelling of the column machines of the state border service in Mariupol. At the same time, the Ukrainian security forces continued shelling of residential neighborhoods in the cities of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, according to the victims and received the losses among peaceful inhabitants. So, in Slavyansk on the first day weekend 3 mines were in the block of the hospital, serving the civilian population. On the first day weekend, foreign Minister S. Lavrov Century condemned the Kiev authorities, which are called " terrorists " of the population of Eastern Ukraine, protecting their homes by Armed radicals.