11 of August. The leadership of the General staff of the armed forces of Ukraine informed the representatives of Russia, OSCE, as well as Western partners about the violation of the militia of the agreements reached in Minsk, and said that reserves the right to adequately counter the challenges, including by means of fire destruction.
As reported in the press service of the General staff of the armed forces of Ukraine, on the facts of gross violation of the agreements, the Ukrainian side informed the staff of the Kiev office of the OSCE, the observers from the OSCE observation mission, the representatives of Russia participating in the work of the Joint center for control and coordination.
"We reserve the right to respond adequately to the challenges of the militants, including with the use of fire weapons. The military forces of the ATO, to perform combat missions on the front line, received the corresponding permission", - is reported in the message.
On 10 August, the Ministry of defense of Ukraine reported that on Monday night, the Ukrainian military repulsed the attack militias near the village of Starohnativka, during the counterattacks were occupied key heights, formerly controlled by the self-proclaimed republics.
In Kiev the deterioration of the situation in the Donbass associated with the destruction of the cars of the OSCE mission. In General staff believe that in this way the militias put pressure on observers, making it difficult to objectively assess the situation on the state of Affairs in the region.
The defense Ministry breakaway Donetsk people's Republic has denied the information on the conduct of large-scale hostilities by militias.