Moscow saw symptoms of preparation of Kiev for military operations in the Donbass


Moscow is concerned about the increasing military activity of the armed forces of Ukraine and volunteer battalions on the contact line in the Donbass. This is stated in the statement of the Russian foreign Ministry published on the Ministry’s website following the meeting Deputy Minister Grigory Karasin with Ambassador of Germany Rüdiger von pricem and French Ambassador Jean Maurice Ripert.

“There are indications that the Ukrainian military are preparing a military operation,” — said in a statement. It said that the aggravation of the situation noted by the OSCE observers. “The attention of the ambassadors was drawn to the inadmissibility of such provocative actions of Ukraine, is able to “reset” efforts, including in the Normandy format, ” — said the foreign Ministry.

In the last days in Kiev and representatives of the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk people’s Republic stated that the worsening situation in the conflict zone. 29 June militia reported about the attack of the Ukrainian military in the area debaltseve, which was retaken. The next day Kiev admitted that Debaltseve was heavy fighting, which lasted about ten hours.

On Wednesday, in the information-analytical center of national security Council of Ukraine reported that during the day the militia has repeatedly violated the terms of the armistice. According to intelligence reports, the forces of the DNI “has increased its mortar and artillery group” in Mariupol direction.

In the press center of operations in the Donbass said about 61 cases of violations of the cease-fire. In turn, the DNR eve stated that “the Ukrainian military has released 91 mine caliber 82 mm and 120”. About Donetsk news Agency said a source in law enforcement agencies the DNI.