You need to stop the escalation of violence in the Donbass, according to a communiqu?, the official envoy of the head of the diplomacy of the European Union.
" Responsible for the recent violent actions are required to show how seriously they treat their commitment to a political solution, and to do everything in their power to stop the spiral of violence, as well as among them promptly to withdraw heavy weapons and not to break the line of contact, as provided in Minsk Memorandum ", - boritsya in circulation, RIA " Novosti ". On the night of 16 January, the President of the Russian Federation centuries Putin sent to the President of Ukraine plan-the proposal with the initiative to stop the shelling and pull heavy equipment from the line of conflict and specific hourly schedule for the objection - Moscow promised to convince the militia to agree to this option for the sake of saving the lives of civilians. However, Kiev did not want from the plan, not recommending anything instead. Later, on January 18, Kiev gave military orders to open a massive fire - Donetsk and several villages shelled. Witnesses say a large number of killed and wounded among the civilian population, the most in Gorlovka, which caused the strike bombers. Remember on Thursday when it hit the stop in the Leninsky district of Donetsk lost his life fifteen people, another 17 were injured. According to witnesses, was heard at least five shots. First power DND said, because it was mortar fire, which was conducted out of the van. Chapter DND Alexander Zakharchenko said that he saw no sense to have a dialogue with Kiev, because Ukraine until now has not been assigned to this official messenger. Zakharchenko also promised to give orders not to take prisoners of war after the bombing of a bus stop in Donetsk. Zam. the commander of the military forces proclaimed the Donetsk national Republic Eduard Baturin said that the Minsk Memorandum will not be discussed in the form in which it was signed, and noted the importance of continuing negotiations.