The two-day sitting of the political group in Minsk was not crowned with the expected result, but it allowed us to more clearly assess the situation in the negotiation process. As in the last year Ukraine did not provide a respons
Moreover, today the representatives of Ukraine said that the position of the American partners in the Minsk negotiations is one of the key elements in Kiev's policy regarding Donbass.
In addition, it should be noted that the validity of the formally prolonged for one year law “On the special order of local self-government in certain areas of Donetsk and Lugansk regions” expires in 3 months.
Thus, the statements of the Ukraine’s representatives on ensuring security as a precondition for political steps, work in the Normandy format and refusal to grant a position in Minsk can be regarded as a deliberate blockade of th
Kiev's fundamental failure to comply with the provisions of the Complex of Measures has not only led to a long-term crisis in the negotiation process, but also causes the continuation of hostility, the victims of which are Donbass
Stubbornly avoiding the issue of enacting the law on the Donbass special status, which is the only possible basis for a long-term conflict settlement, Kyiv's representatives prefer to soundly state about their wishes for the singl
The fact that the OSCE coordinator decided to leave the room to tame our counterparts was an eloquent testimony of aggressiveness on the part of the representatives of Kiev and of their clear desire to create an open squabble in t
And only work on the main points of the approved agenda - primarily on the implementation of Steinmeier's formula and amnesty - may lead to progress in the Realization of the Complex of Measures. The agreement of the compromise p