quarta-feira, 20 de agosto de 2014

Ukraine: heavy fighting in the Centre of Donetsk and Luhansk

The center of the main Ukrainian cities under the control of separatists, Luhansk and Donetsk, was the scene of heavy fighting with automatic weapons and also artillery.

Ukrainian armed forces tighten the siege to the last major rebel strongholds, on the same day that if they were to know more details about massacre of civilians fleeing of Luhansk. On Monday a column of vehicles with refugees have been attacked with Grad missiles on a road on the outskirts of the city.

Rebels and Government forces trade accusations.

The spokesman for the Ukrainian National Security Council reveals incomplete numbers the massacre. "Until the end of the night we found 15 bodies, the first 15 bodies of civilians. Now, the fighting between terrorists and anti-terrorist forces began in this region and so the search for more bodies cannot be completed. "

With the backdrop of combats, German Chancellor Angela Merkel prepares to visit Kiev this Saturday.

On Tuesday, a meeting between the Presidents of Russia and the Ukraine, mediated by senior European leaders in the capital of Belarus, Minsk.

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