After the events in the Crimea in Ukraine has heightened nationalism, told on Wednesday Authorized the Pentagon at the hearings in the house authorized the U.S. Congress.
Crimea and Sevastopol became the Russian regions, once in March 2014 there have been referendums in which the overwhelming number of voters were in favour of secession from Ukraine's reunification with Russia.
in the course of hearings in the U.S. Congress legislators asked whether concerns the issue of the relationship between the Ukrainian military and civilian population." I have no serious concerns on this issue, " said Deputy Secretary of defense Christine Wormuth.
She told about her communication with U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Paietta, which, in her expressions, moves to different regions of the country. ""in most regions of the Russian aggression contributed to the strengthening of Ukrainian nationalism," he said zamministra.
for its part, the allied powers (OMC), NATO in the European Union American General Philip Breedlove said that " After the events in the Crimea Ukrainian nationalism intensified even in the Donbass. However, according to him, the U.S. " must help Ukraine ".
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat in the region. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict began almost 5, 7 thousands of civilians.
The resolution of the Ukrainian fall under negotiation in different formats, for example, during meetings of the contact group in Minsk with the mediation of the Russian Federation and the OSCE. The next meeting of the contact group on 12 February ended with the adoption of a package of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements, involving, for example, a cease-fire in the Donbass with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a security zone.
Soon After informing truce in the Donbass resumed shooting, parties blame each other in violation of the "silence mode" and reported that they only return fire. Kiev is considering an appeal to the UN and the EU on the introduction of Donbass peacekeepers.
Moscow emphasized many times that not privy to the events in Eastern Ukraine and is not a party to domestic conflict. Also the Russian Authorities have repeatedly said that in Ukraine there is no regular troops of the Russian Federation and the Russian Federation does not supply the militia military equipment and ammunition.