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  • The Russian Foreign Ministry has released the following statement about the overnight violence in eastern Ukraine:

    Russian Foreign Ministry statement provocation near g.Slavyansk


    932-20-04-2014

      On the night of April 20 Slovyansk was broken Easter truce. The armed militants attacked the so-called "right sector" killed innocent civilians.


      While residents of the attackers were captured car, which was found with weapons, maps, aerial photographs of the area, the symbolism of the "right sector."


      The Russian side of the provocation militants angered that demonstrates the reluctance of the Kiev authorities to curb and disarm nationalists and extremists.


      It is surprising that this tragedy happened after the signing April 17 Geneva Declaration on the basis of the quadripartite meeting of representatives of Russia, the U.S., the EU and Ukraine, which calls to refrain from all acts of violence, intimidation and provocation.


      Russia insists on the strict implementation of the Ukrainian party commitments to de-escalate the situation in the South-East of Ukraine.


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