The Ministry of defence of Ukraine assured that a Group of Ukrainian security forces was captured by the militia under Debaltsevo, while in Kyiv refuse to confirm voiced by militias number of prisoners.
"A group of soldiers 101 separate security brigade General staff of the military power of Ukraine and 8 separate special purpose regiment during a combat mission in support of military cargo were ambushed and taken prisoner," said the report on the Internet office of the Ministry of defense." Column Ukrainian technology for delivery of goods for the military, leading the fighting on Webalias.com bridgehead, was ambushed. Group escort, under the leadership of Lieutenant Dmitry Cabeca took the fight, but the end of the ammunition and the destruction of their armored superior forces of the enemy were captured. Reportedly, one of the military wounded, " said the Ministry." Information Russian and separatist media on mass surrender in a captivity of the Ukrainian military and the capture of 120 fighters, according to the press center ATO, untrue and is provocative "fake" intended to provoke panic, " he told the Ministry of defence. At the same time, the militia declared DND stated that during the operation in Debaltsevo voluntarily surrendered 300 Ukrainian military. Before Tuesday, the head of the Ministry of defense of the Donetsk national Republic Vladimir Kononov said that by the end of the day, Debaltsevo will be fully occupied by the militia. Before that, the "Russian spring" referring to the relatives of the Ukrainian military said that soldiers of the APU in the area of Debaltsevo ordered to abandon their "half-backs" and technique and in small groups on their own out of the environment. Remember, the Deputy Minister of defense of the Donetsk national Republic Eduard Baturin said that the army DND took 80% of the territory Debaltsevo, the sweep continues. Before Tuesday, the head of the Luhansk national Republic Igor Carpenter said that debaltseve the boiler is shut down by the militia and the Ukrainian Military surrounded. Military Advisor to the head of the Donetsk national Republic Valentin Matushenko in explanations newspaper OPINION refuted data capture by the security forces of the route Donetsk - debaltseve, and also confirmed the release of the militia station and police station in Debaltsevo. As reported in the print edition GLANCE, Debaltsevo remains the main stumbling block preventing completely fulfill Minsk consensus. Kiev is not ready to withdraw its troops from the boiler without weapons that are not satisfied with the militias. Consensus will look for the contact Group. The parties to conflict in the Donbass in 0. 00 (1. 00 GMT) Sunday, fifteen February, said the truce, under agreements concluded in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations.