The Ukrainian Military has neither assure nor refute the data on the delivery of Donetsk airport militia of Donbass, said Last news on Thursday authorized the press center of the Ukrainian security forces Leonid Matyukhin.
first page of the battalion "Azov" appeared in the letter about the fact that Ukrainian soldiers were needed to pass the airport.
"I know that he wrote" Azov ". I can only say that now at the airport fighting continues. For five days we received data portions. If Before we had the opportunity to practice close to drive to 31-th checkpoint and see everything with your own eyes, then at the Donetsk airport we don't know exactly what is happening, " said Matyukhin.
last night the Ministry of defence said about fierce battles in Donetsk airport, and the losses on both sides. The Ministry stated that the Ukrainian security forces had to withdraw from the 31st roadblock in the Crimean for reinforcements, but later the Military said that "knocked out" of the militia With the checkpoint and now he is under the control of the Ukrainian military.
Military 18 January intensified shelling of Donetsk, Kiev officially acknowledged that at the airport of the city is a massive special operation. In the end the fighting and shelling damaged houses, communications and infrastructure. The self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko on the first day of the week has been accused Kiev of violating the truce and attack in Donetsk.
As said, first Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Grigory Karasin Last news , events in Ukraine in the last days, confirm the most serious concerns about the intention of Kiev by force to resolve the situation in the Donbass.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the February coup d'etat in the region. According to the UN, the victims of the conflict were more than 4, 8 thousands of civilians. The ninth of December in the Donbass began a consistent militias and security forces through the mediation of the OSCE another truce. On January 9, the intensity of attacks in the region has increased.