The Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorakov: RIA Novosti
The defense Ministry of Ukraine said that the Russian media was trying to force the Minister to accept responsibility for the recent events in Donetsk. This was reported on the website of the Ministry.
“Tonight at midnight, the Russian media have attempted to provoke the Minister of defence of Ukraine to speak about the latest developments in the area of operations of the joint forces. During a conversation was fabricated voices of famous people”, — stated in the message.
It is noted that the provocation was immediately exposed. “They [the media], they understand the language, was sent in the corresponding direction”, — stressed in the Department.
On 31 August in Donetsk was killed by the self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk national Republic (DND) Alexander Zakharchenko. In the cafe “Separable”, where he arrived for the funeral of artist of the Russian stage Joseph Kobzon, worked the explosive device. Suspects in terrorist attack arrested, they admitted that it was a diversion of Kiev, said DNR.
The security service of Ukraine (SBU) said that Zakharchenko was removed on the orders of Russian security services, however, does not exclude that the murder was a result of civil wars in uncontrolled territories.
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