Representatives of the Donetsk People’s Republic in the Joint Center for Control and Coordination of the ceasefire demand to liquidate the new firing positions of the AFU near the phenolic plant in Gorlovka, the head of the representative office, Ruslan Yakubov said. We add that according to the report of the Special Monitoring Mission on the 14th of February four new firing positions were found in the area of the village Novgorodskoe, controlled by the Ukrainian authorities and the AFU, between Gorlovka and Dzerzhinsk near the phenolic plant.
To reach a compromise on the deployment of peacekeepers in Donbass is possible only within the dialogue with representatives of the Donbass republics, said Dmitry Peskov, the presidential press secretary. Peskov recalled that the idea of a peacekeeping mission belongs to the President Vladimir Putin, who initiated a discussion on this issue.
During the past week, the units of the Ministry of Emergency Situations liquidated 33 fires. Two fires of them occurred as a result of the hit of explosive objects from the Armed Forces of Ukraine,» said the representative of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the DPR Natalia Getova. According to her, there was a fire in a private house in the village Spartak in the suburb of Donetsk. And the apartment in a block of flats burned.
Kiev forces use foreign weapons to kill civilians in Donbass. Poroshenko assured the world community that weapons are necessary for the Ukrainian army only for training purposes and defense, but Ukrainian forces are using it to kill civilians in Donbass,» Andrey Marochko said. So, last week soldiers of the People’s Militia handed over the body of the soldier of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Dmitry Syskov to the Ukrainian side. Earlier on his page in the social network you can see his photo with the sniper rifle CheyTac M200 Intervention was produced by the USA.
The OSCE told about the situation on the contact line. «Civilians who live in close to the contact line suffer equally. Some need food, some medicines … The reason for the current humanitarian situation is not the weather, the reason is the behavior of the parties, «said Alexander Hug.
Minsk is ready to discuss the deployment of the Belarusian peacekeeping contingent in the conflict zone in Donbass, said Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei. The television channel STV gives the words of the diplomat. The diplomat said that this issue was negotiated with the US State Department’s Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker at the 54th Munich Conference.