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27 July 2020, 14:46

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Ukrainian radicals call on sabotaging ceasefire agreements – People's Militia

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LUGANSK, July 27 (Lugansk Media Centre) – The former leader of the Ukraine’s extremist organisation “Right Sector” Dmitry Yarosh calls on volunteers to sabotage ceasefire agreements, the LPR People's Militia said.

"Despite the agreements reached on ceasefire control measures, the former leader of Ukrainian radicals Yarosh has called on volunteers to sabotage ceasefire agreements and addressed service members not to fulfil orders of the command."

According to People's Militia, radicals are gathering in Chasov Yar in the "Donetsk region", close to the line of contact.

The Additional Measures to Strengthen the Ceasefire include:

a)       Ban on offensive or reconnaissance operations, ban on using any aerial vehicles;

b)      Ban on fire, including sniper fire;

c)       Ban on deployment of heavy weapons to populated areas and adjacent territories, first of all, to civilian infrastructure, including schools, kindergartens, hospitals and public premises;

d)      Effective implementation of disciplinary measures against violators of the ceasefire and notification the Contact Group Coordinator thereof, who further notifies all its participants.

e)      Establishing and employing a coordination mechanism for reacting to ceasefire violations with assistance of the JCCC with its current membership.

f)        Retaliatory fire in case of an offensive is allowed only in case it is opened on the order of appropriate command of the Ukrainian armed forces or LPR, DPR People's Militia after unsuccessful attempt to employ the above mentioned mechanism. The Contact Group shall be notified of such orders;

g)       The above mentioned measures cannot be fully or partially disavowed by any other orders including classified orders.

The document was signed by all the sides of the Minsk Talks, as confirmed by the Coordinator of the Contact Group Heidi Grau.

LPR and DPR People's Militia immediately upon issuing the orders are to announce publicly that they are coming into force and fully comply with the measures coordinated by the Contact Group, while listing these measures.

 

LuganskMediaCentre — 27 July — Lugansk