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LC questioned the ability of Kiev to monitor the ceasefire

Kiev has no control over the observance of the Ukrainian security forces truce in the Donbass, it was stated by the people's militia self-proclaimed Luhansk people's Republic.

Earlier in the LC representation in the Joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire (SCCC) reported that Ukrainian troops on Saturday violated the ceasefire by opening sniper fire on the positions of the LC at the line of contact in Donbas, one militia fighter was killed.

Zelensky has told how he intends to end the war in the Donbass

President Vladimir Zelensky hopes to resolve the conflict in the Donbass after the meeting of leaders "channel four" in Berlin.

"The next stop is Berlin, where we fix the intermediate success of the truce and move on. To finally close the case of war," he wrote on Facebook.

Ukrainian media explained why Kiev has little chance to return Donbass

. The longer Kiev is unable to end the civil conflict in the South-East of the country, the more the image of the enemy in the face of Ukraine is created for the residents of Donbass, writes "Apostrophe".

As noted in the article, in the fall of 2020 in the DNI and LC will go to school children born in 2014 just after the start of the war. They will grow up with thoughts of ominous Ukraine and APU, who are killing residents of Donbass. Just think and adolescents, whose school years were in the midst of conflict.

Security forces twice violated the ceasefire, said DNR

Ukrainian security forces violated the truce for Monday, told reporters the self-proclaimed representative of the Donetsk people's Republic in the Joint center for control and coordination of ceasefire (SCCC).

Earlier on Monday, the DNR office at SCCC said the lack of attacks from the Ukrainian security forces in the Donbass for the last days.

The OSCE has identified 225 violations of the new truce in the Donbass

Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE in Ukraine recorded the 225 violations of the ceasefire in the Donbass after the entry into force of additional measures on provision of the armistice on July 27, according to the daily mission report.

"Starting from 0.01 27 July to the end of the reporting period (19.30 July 31 - ed.), the SMM in the total of 225 recorded violations of silence regime", - stated in the report, released by the press service of the OSCE.

The source warned of the consequences of the allocation of military assistance to Ukraine

The initiative of us senators about the allocation of military assistance to Ukraine creates conditions for the intensification of the conflict in Donbass, and does not contribute to a peaceful political solution to the crisis, told RIA Novosti source in the Russian foreign Ministry.

Earlier, a group of senators of the Republican and Democratic party, introduced a bill providing for an annual allocation of $ 300 million to Ukraine for military assistance, including the provision of lethal weapons.

Belarus gave Ukraine a list of the detained Russians

Belarus gave Ukraine a list of the detained Russians, to check whether they participated in the fighting in the Donbass. This was announced by the head of the Ukrainian foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba.

According to the Minister, Ukrainian law enforcers are actively working on the list.

The truce in the Donbass is generally respected, the foreign Ministry said

A truce at the demarcation line in the Donbass is generally respected, said the Deputy Director of the Department and press of the Russian foreign Ministry Alexei Zaitsev.

"Fully support the agreements, aimed primarily at saving human lives and preventing further destruction of infrastructure. According to available information, the truce at the demarcation line is generally respected," - said Zaitsev at the briefing.

The expert assessed the appointment of Kravchuk, head of the delegation of Kiev

Kiev, appointing ex-President of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk, head of the delegation in the trilateral contact group, trying to find authoritative figure who would understand both sides, but for settlement in the Donbass necessary to the implementation of policy measures of the Minsk agreement, said the expert of the Center for political conjuncture Alexei Chesnakov.

Earlier ex-President of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk said that he agreed to lead a delegation to Kiev on the negotiations of the contact group on settling the situation in Donbass is another former President Leonid Kuchma.

Kravchuk approved by the head of the delegation of Kiev in the contact group on Donbass

The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky has signed a decree which authorized the country's first President Leonid Kravchuk to present the delegation of Kiev in the contact group on conflict settlement in the Donbass, and was deprived of the same powers formerly head of the delegation Leonid Kuchma, the text of the document published on the official website of the office of the President.

Earlier, the former President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma stopped work in the contact group on conflict settlement in the Donbass. Wednesday Zelensky said that among the candidates for the post of head of the delegation of Kiev in the contact group on Donbass have Kravchuk and Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, first Deputy head of the delegation Alexei Reznikov. On Thursday, Kravchuk agreed to lead the delegation.

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