The actions of the authorities of Ukraine regarding the Eastern regions of the country are an example of restraint, said on the first day of the week, the authorized state Department Marie Harf.
" The Ukrainian government has shown remarkable restraint in the face of such serious challenges. Is their responsibility to ensure law and order, " said Harf to the question about what does Washington to support operation of the Ukrainian forces after increasing number of victims, RIA " Novosti ". During protests on independence square U.S. authorities periodically agitated the Yanukovych administration not be used against the participants of protest actions not only army, but the special forces unit of the police. The Commissioner of the state Department reiterated the statement about the fact that the situation in the East of Ukraine is aggravated by the forces associated with Russia. On the request to lead confirm it stated that " they have guns, available only Russian security forces ". The printed edition of the new York times, Journalist of which about a week spent in Slavyansk, said that militias are armed with mostly old small arms of Ukrainian army, and the citizens of Russia is not among them. Kalashnikovs, besides the Russian and Ukrainian army, are on arms allegedly 50 countries. First of Journalist of Time magazine Simon & Schuster also wrote the article, which has denied allegations of Kiev about the fact that the Russian authorities as if supporting the supporters of federalization of Ukraine in Slavyanka. The journalist also found that " the Russian military on photos common Ukrainian authorities, was a militia Alexander Mazaevym nicknamed Babay. Remember, the main centers of resistance in Ukraine are Slavyansk, Kramatorsk, Mariupol and other cities of Donetsk region, as well as Lugansk, where supporters of federalization has established an oversight on the part of public authorities.