LC has accused Ukraine prepare provocations against OSCE

The people's militia self-proclaimed Lugansk people's Republic accused the Ukrainian security forces in the preparation of provocations against the observers of the Special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE, leading a patrol at the line of contact in Donbas.

Informed the SMM OSCE in a report said that on may 29, 100 metres from the patrol mission, conducted monitoring near the village of Youth, the explosion occurred. The people's militia accused the Ukrainian security forces in the shelling of the international observers.

"The command of the headquarters Operations of joint forces (EP) planned and already implemented a series of provocations against members of the OSCE SMM to reduce their activity to identify violations of the placement of weapons and military equipment of VSU, as well as attacks", - told reporters the official representative of the defense Ministry of the Republic of Yakov Osadchiy.

According to him, after firing patrol mission near the village of Youth of the Ukrainian security officers organized a provocation against the OSCE staff with the use of shock unmanned aerial vehicle in order to accuse the people's militia LNR in the attack on the mission.

The Ukrainian authorities in April 2014 began a military operation against the breakaway LC and the DNI, which declared independence after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. According to the latest UN victims of the conflict were about 13 thousand people.

The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, in particular, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which from September 2014 adopted three documents regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict. However, after the armistice agreements between the parties to the conflict continue shooting.