The situation in the area of special operations in the vicinity of Slavyansk, Donetsk region, remains tense, said Commander of the National guard of Ukraine Lieutenant-General Stepan Poltorak, summing on Wednesday the results of the day.
according to him, a division of nazvanii for the previous day continued " search events ", whose main task was to identify militia groups, which are " still very much in the zone ".
The commander said that in the area of Slavyansk was small clashes." during the fighting units of nazvanii not lost the personnel, the wounded there, " he said, Poltorak the press service of nazvanii.
Since April, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine a special operation to suppress the protest movement, which emerged as a reaction to the coup d'etat. There were started rallies of supporters of independence against Kyiv authorities in mid-April launched a special military operation With use of aviation, armored vehicles and heavy artillery. 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.
at the end of June, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko announced the ceasefire, which formally lasted ten days, although fighting continued. After the termination of the ceasefire by the security forces intensified action in the East. In Donetsk and Donetsk oblast, on Tuesday passed several clashes militias With the security forces. Last night it was announced that the authorities of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic is ready to continue meeting on stopping the fire. Kiev also said that he is ready to consultations within the framework of the contact group Ukraine, the OSCE, the Russian Federation.