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Youth LC urged to stop war in Donbass

Activists of youth organizations of the self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic (LNR) during a rally memory of those killed during the shelling in Lugansk in July 2014 urged to stop war in Donbass, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

Jul eighteenth 2014 as a result of shelling by the Ukrainian armed forces of the Eastern neighborhoods of Lugansk at the intersection of residential area killed eight civilians, two more people died later from his injuries.

In the action, held in Lugansk on the site of the shelling, took part in the youth activists of the project "We remember" Social movement "World region" together with activists of the project "Team", members of the National Council LNR, witnesses the shelling of 2014, the relatives of the deceased and residents of Lugansk. The participants honored the memory of victims minute of silence, laid flowers at the memorial table, made of burning lamps the call to "Stop the war!" and released into the sky white balloons.

The event was attended by over 100 people.

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, including 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.