One of the members of security watchdog of OSCE monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed, another two were injured after their car struck a mine near Luhansk.
The commander of the United States European Command, and Supreme Commander of NATO Allied Command Operations, General Curtis Scaparotti called for supplying lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine.
One of the former leaders of the “Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Donetsk People’s Republic” Boris Borisov said that one of the founders of the DPR Vladimir Makovich died on March 12th in Donetsk.
The corresponding amendment was approved today by the profile committee of the State Duma (the lower chamber of the Russian parliament – RRT).
As reported by Gazeta.Ru, the deputy commander of the People’s Militia of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic Vitaly Kiselyov, also known as the “Communist”, was killed during interrogation.
‘Unknowns’, who handed over a BUK missile launcher that shot down the passenger flight MH17 to the Donbass separatists, did it for the sake of strengthening the air defense of the DPR and LPR.
Russia bases its legal position on the assertion that the militants in the Donbas found weapons by themselves: allegedly, the weapons were old Soviet, or abandoned by the fleeing Ukrainian army.
Donbass militants set an ultimatum. According to the leader of the terrorists of “Donetsk Republic” Alexander Zakharchenko, in 60 days Ukraine will stop existing as a country.
During his speech at the Munich security conference Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Moscow will not lift sanctions agains the EU until the Minsk agreement is fully implemented.
Deputy commander of the operational command of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Eduard Basurin said that Ukrainian forces fight in the conflict zone in the Donbass under the influence of strong psychotropic drugs.