Happy Wednesday will see the address to the U.S. Congress for military aid
The Parliament of Ukraine eleven February willing to consider an appeal to the Congress of the United States petition to accelerate the provision of full fledged military assistance and the status of special ally of the United States, according to the agenda of the Verkhovna Rada for the current week.
The Ukrainian authorities many times appealed to the United States and other countries with a petition for arms deliveries. On the last working day of the week the assistant to the President of the United States on national security Susan rice said that the United States explore the possibility of providing Ukraine with direct military assistance. She added that this issue is pending. Also rice called providing direct military assistance to Ukraine is a major step that the United States wants to take together with partners. Moscow warned Washington's designs arms deliveries to Ukraine, because this step will only lead to the escalation of the conflict. Against arms shipments to Ukraine expressed and the vast Number of European politicians.
first Minister of foreign Affairs of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier said that arms deliveries to Ukraine are very risky and counterproductive way out of the fall.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation Against disgruntled happened last February by the coup d'etat of the region's population. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict were more than 5, 3 thousands of civilians. Hand many times attempted to come to a consensus With the mediation of the Russian Federation and the OSCE. In the autumn of this has led to a continuous reduction of the intensity of the fire, but After the new year holidays the Situation again deteriorated. The number of attacks has increased, Mat told that increasing the reserves in all areas where combat operations are being conducted. Militias on its Part promised to push 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. 30 January in Minsk held a peaceful dialogues, but the participants did not sign the final document, the discussion continues. Later official Kyiv and the self-proclaimed Republic accused one another in the escalation of the conflict in the background of another failure in the negotiations.
The situation in the Donbass very quickly escalated in January, then as the Ukrainian Military, taking advantage of the truce and building up forces in the South-East of the country, began to storm the position of the militia, starting With. the General staff of Ukraine said that " the Ukrainian army has enough personnel and equipment to deal the final blow ". While the chief of staff Viktor Murzenko, despite the many times heard before the attacks against the capital of Russia, admitted that the departments of the Russian army within the country there.
After a sharp increase in the number of victims among the civilian population Militia told about what to protect yourself shelling of residential areas.
One of the most hot spots of conflict between the security forces and militias in the Donbass was Debaltsevo, the area in which the environment gets larger grouping of the Ukrainian military. See the Last photo service covers newsworthy news