Militia in the East of Ukraine report that control more than fifty percent of the length of the border with Russia in the Lugansk region.
above the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that he would give the order to stop the fire in the East after restoring security forces observations on the borderline with Russia. Acting Minister of defence of Ukraine Mykhailo Koval on Wednesday said that security officials hope for several days to install the control on the border. On Tuesday, the head of Ukraine in the course of a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that to strengthen surveillance over the border with the necessary assistance of the EU And the US.
" The big fifty percent of the border is under our control And are not completely at the edges ", - said in an interview to the Latvian radio Baltkom the head of the self-proclaimed Lugansk people's Republic Valery Bolotov.
The Ukrainian authorities before also stated that it is not completely closed the border in the East, where fighting continues between militiamen And security forces.
Kyiv holds mid April special military operation to suppress the independence supporters in the East of Ukraine, do not recognise the legality of the new Ukrainian authorities that came to power in the result of the February coup d'etat. The most acute confrontation was observed in Slavyansk in the Northern part of Donetsk region, but mainly in the neighbouring Kramatorsk And in Mariupol in the South region. In the Russian capital this special operation, which has already led to numerous casualties on both sides and among them among the peaceful residents, called punitive And campaigning Kiev immediately to stop her.
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