The militants claim that against the representatives of the OSCE were preparing sabotage

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Militants “DNR” claim that the soldiers of the Armed forces of Ukraine, whom they detained near Novotroitsk on may 22, was going to carry out sabotage against the representatives of special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE. About it reports the rebels controlled the Agency GIVEN.

“From their words it became known that on the territory of the Republic they had to make a number of diversions, one of which was planned against members of the special monitoring mission of the OSCE,” – said, “the speaker of the national militia DNR” Daniel Bessonov.

According to him, the Ukrainian military “give grateful evidences”.

In 2014, immediately after the annexation of Crimea, in Eastern Ukraine, Russia has begun armed aggression. Fighting underway between Ukraine’s Armed forces on the one hand, and the Russian army and Russian-backed militants, who control part of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions, on the other. Officially, Russia does not recognize its invasion of Ukraine, despite Ukraine presented the facts and evidence.

On may 22, 2019 at the headquarters of the operations of the combined forces said that around Novotroitsk eight Ukrainian military has deviated from the route, got to the occupied territory and was detained by fighters.

OSCE SMM is an unarmed civilian mission is monitoring the situation in all regions of Ukraine. She regularly prepares reports on the situation in the country and is also involved in the negotiations between the parties to the conflict in the Donbass. The mission began its work on 29 July 2014 in accordance with the decision of the OSCE permanent Council.