Deputy defense Minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Eduard Bacurin and OSCE observers claim that Ukrainian snipers fired at them near the village of Kominternovo.
The fire was from the settlement Water, reported on Sunday, 27 December, Russian media and, in particular, news Agency «Interfax».
«Fortunately, neither among the journalists nor the OSCE mission there, was not hurt and Burned. At the moment of the Vote and the OSCE mission return to Donetsk», – quotes the edition of the review the Ministry of defence DND.
Earlier the representative of the DND on Minsk talks Denis Pushilin told «Russian news service» that the Ukrainian military allegedly seized several towns punktow on the territory of Donetsk region, thus violating the Minsk agreement.
Basurin claims that in the village Water deployed the battalion «Aidar», and that the fire led the fighters of this division.
The press service of the Ministry of defence of Ukraine, for its part, argues that in the area of Kominternovo thwarted the attempt of the militia to discredit Armed forces of Ukraine.
They libmawt that on December 26 the representatives of the Ukrainian side SCCC appealed the leadership of the Donetsk office of the Special monitoring mission of OSCE with the request to allow the patrol mission to pass inspection order under armed guard militia along the route Kominternovo — Water.
However, and information of the Ukrainian side, the militia «tried to direct the OSCE SMM patrol into an ambush, where so-called disguised in the form of Ukrainian soldiers …were planning to bombard and destroy the representatives of the mission, accusing the Ukrainian military of violating the Minsk agreements and the inability of Ukraine to ensure appropriate conditions for the implementation of the OSCE special monitoring mission of its functions under the given mandate.»