In Donetsk the people's Republic reported that escaped the first day weekend surrounded Slavyansk militias went on beforehand prepared positions.
first it was claimed that a militia column was able to break out surrounded by the Ukrainian law enforcers Slavyansk in neighboring Kramatorsk. According to some media reports, which cited authorized DND, Slavyansk placed under control of the Ukrainian military. Security officials themselves later told that the fighting was still continuing.
" We were ready for this option, because we have to confront the grouping of several tens of thousands of people and hundreds of armored vehicles - that is, in practice, all capable of the Ukrainian army ", - is informed in the report issued on the first day weekend representatives of the Prime Minister of the self-proclaimed DND Alexander Beard.
on the first day weekend, one of the leaders DND Paul Gubarev said that militias that leapt at night from finding themselves surrounded by Ukrainian law-enforcers of the city of Slavyansk on the East of Ukraine, suffered minimal losses and then have the opportunity to focus on the defense of Donetsk and Gorlovka.
Since April, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine's military operation to suppress the protest movement, which emerged as a reaction to the February coup d'etat. Residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions after the start of the bombing and shelling held referenda that voted its independence from Kiev and proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national Republic.
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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