The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation considers that Kyiv can refuse the prolongation of the truce in the East of Ukraine under influence from the outside.
" It seems that the fix position of Kiev, including the Declaration on the night of July 1 About the non-renewal of the ceasefire regime, was not without influence from the outside however the positions of the leading EU members ", - is informed in the report of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, issued on Tuesday.
because of this, the Russian foreign Ministry stressed that everything must be guided by the objective to put an immediate end to the bloodshed, to provide a stable cease-fire and started negotiations.
" once again urge to cease to apply to Ukraine in the form of a small change in the geopolitical games, to refrain from imposing illegal line on the violent suppression of protests, " said foreign Ministry.
the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko have said before, that made the decision not to renew the ceasefire regime in the East of the country. He explained that the chance for the realization of the peace plan was not fulfilled because of the actions of militia. According to him, the defense of the territorial integrity of Ukraine, the security and lives of civilians requires not only of defensive, but offensive against militias.
The plan consisted of fifteen steps and provided security guarantees for all parties to the negotiations: the exemption from liability under the criminal code, those who have laid down their arms and have not committed serious crimes, as well as the release of the hostages.
in addition, it was planned to make a 10-kilometer buffer zone in the Ukrainian-Russian state border. The plan envisaged the withdrawal of illegal armed groups, the development of secure corridor for Russian and Ukrainian mercenaries, disarmament ".
numerous anti-government protests were started in the South-Eastern regions of Ukraine at the end of February 2014. It has been the response of local citizens at the forcible change of power in the country and the subsequent attempt to cancel the Verkhovna Rada of the law, giving the Russian language regional status. The center of confrontation between Pro-Russian-minded people with the government in Kiev has become the Donbass. About that, how is the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine.
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