Deputy commander of the corps of the Ministry of defense of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Eduard Baturin said that the area of residential settlements Popasnaya not fully controlled by the self-proclaimed militia Luhansk national Republic, and the district Stakhanov continuously fired.
" the area of Popasnaya not fully controlled units LNR. District Stakhanov continuously subjected to fire", He said.
Ukraine uses the tactics of " scorched earth ". If you were at the village of Oktyabrsky near airport, there's not a whole house. The enemy has decided that we can not live. Recent decisions of the Supreme Rada is that we are terrorists. At the legislative level it is accepted, " said Bacurin. He drew attention, " whatever may be said the Ukrainian side about his desire for peace, official complaints to us about it was not. The civilian population continues to suffer."
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against disgruntled happened last February by the coup d'etat in the region. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict began more than 5 thousand civilians. In September, facilitated by the OSCE and Russia, the Ukrainian Authorities and the self-proclaimed Militia DND and LNR agreed in Minsk truce. Despite the fact that the Militia and the Ukrainian Military periodically accused one another in the violation, in General, the reviews and the parties to the conflict, and observers from the OSCE, the ceasefire was respected.
However, on January 9, the intensity of attacks in the region has increased, as has the number of victims of the conflict. The Ministry of defence of Ukraine said that the APU build up reserves in all areas where combat operations are being conducted. Militias from our side told me that " pushed the front line to defend shelling of residential areas of the cities of the Ukrainian security forces. In the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation believe that the Recent events in the Donbass confirm the most serious concerns about the intention of Kiev by force to resolve the situation in the Donbass.