A group of correspondents was fired in the area of Debaltsevo, said Last news the Director of the National Council of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Andrey Purgin.
first Deputy commander of the headquarters of the militia DND Eduard Baturin said that the Ukrainian Military district Debaltsevo open fire on everyone, including reporters.
"Was attacked by a Group of journalists who went there with the Minister of defence. They tried from this place to turn, launched plates and fired, it is not clear who and from nowhere, " said Burgin. What the media was represented by the correspondents in the area, and when there was a fire, he did not disclose.
Until today declared with fifteen February ceasefire in the Donbass, according to the statements of the parties to the conflict and observers, were observed throughout the contact line, with the exception of Debaltsevo. This city, according to the examination results of the militia, the so-called "boiler" there were about 3 thousand Ukrainian security forces in Kiev denied environment. All the last days in the area Debaltsevo, one of the largest transport hubs in the Ukraine, there were clashes security forces and militia. On Wednesday, February 18, President of the administration of the self-proclaimed leader DND Maxim Leshchenko told reporters that the Ukrainian Military in Debaltsevo have begun to surrender their weapons. Later, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the APU withdrawn their troops from Debaltsevo, with all weapons and military equipment.