Zam. head of information-analytical centre of the Council of national security and defence (NSDC) of Ukraine Volodymyr Field declares that Debaltsevo not surrounded by militia, "the boiler" there is no speech.
Power DND before stated, that the prisoner in Debaltsevo surrendered several dozen Ukrainian security forces, remain surrounded by hundreds of security forces. And the head of the Subcommittee on problems of military security and defense of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Yuriy Birch stated that the environment in the area of Debaltsevo are about 2 thousand Ukrainian security forces.
"No surrender or completely surrounded at the present time we are not talking. Heavy fighting going on, for this reason, the information you varies. They will continue to be " quoted Field ".
According to the Ministry of defence self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic, a large part of Debaltsevo controlled by the militia.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the February coup d'etat in the region. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict were about 5, 6 thousands of civilians.
in Minsk, 12 February sides of the confrontation in the Donbass signed the document, suggesting a truce with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a security zone. Currently, the truce is observed, with the exception of Debaltsevo.
Debaltsevo - a city of regional significance in the Donetsk region and one of the largest railway junctions of Ukraine. At the end of July last year Debaltsevo and neighboring villages were taken under the supervision of the Military. The strategic importance of the city due to the fact that debaltseve "language" situated in the territory of the DND and LNR, creating the danger of such cities as Gorlovka, Donetsk region, Shakhtersk, plant and Stakhanov.