In the air of the First national Ukrainian TV channel Sunday Times journalist mark Franchetti told about their observations of the situation in the East of Ukraine.
During the talk show Shuster Live journalist noticed that not protect draw position and is not acting on behalf of any party, but his observations showed that the militia is ordinary citizens, most of them Ukrainians, without military experience, and they have almost no weapons, RIA " Novosti." I can only say what I saw. It is possible to speak, because they are terrorists and we Can talk, It's the citizens who receive weapons from Russia, but It is not. This is not the case, " said Franchetti live. Also, the journalist said that he could not assure the data published in the Ukrainian media about the fact that the militia of the battalion " East " heavily armed, and that among them are Russian military. Remember, since mid-April, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine punitive operation against supporters of independence of Donetsk and Lugansk national republics, which told about the desire to separate from Ukraine after the coup d'etat occurred in the country on 22 February. Active hostilities were stopped at some time During the 25 may presidential elections, but may 26 resumed. Won the elections Poroshenko in the categorical form have asked in the explicit form of the security forces to carry out his official ceremony of inauguration of " cleanup " of the territory of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. Security forces are actively using heavy artillery and combat aircraft. Mentions numerous victims among the peaceful residents and the destruction of houses and infrastructure.