KIEV, August 13. / TASS / Ukrainian military prosecutors have a list of about 8,000 policemen and military that have defected to the east Ukrainian "separatists", the Chief Military Prosecutor of Ukraine, Anatoly Matios said on Thursday.
According to the vice-commander of Defense Ministry Corps Eduard Basurin Ukraine is now trying to libel the work of OSCE representatives in Donbass in order to expel them.
Recent arson of the OSCE cars can be regarded as one of such actions organized by the Ukrainian security service.
DONi News Agency
On 8 August the commemorative event devoted to the victims of the Georgian agression to the South Ossetian people 08.08.2008 took place in Donetsk. The event was visited by the special representative of the South Ossetia in the DPR Taimuraz Gibizov. People came to put the flowers and to honour the memory.
On 6 August about 500 people organized a new picket against unfair work of the OSCE representatives in Donbass. The event took place near the Park Inn hotel where OSCE representatives live.
Presidential spokesman Dmitri Peskov said that Kiev does not fulfill the Minsk agreements and does not want to come in to contact with the self-proclaimed republics.
”In response to security incidents over past days the OSCE is reviewing its monitoring operations in certain locations”, - the OSCE Spokesperson for the Special Monitoring Mission Michael Bochurkiv said.
He added that they are talking not about finishing their work. They are just going to review their operations in certain locations until the representatives are out of danger.
Late evening 23 July OSCE Deputy Chief Monitor Alexander Hug urgently came to Donetsk because of the morning protest action of Donbass people when they painted the OSCE cars in order to make OSCE representatives tell the truth. In his opinion it was not the people's discontent with OSCE work, but the act of vandalism, so Alexander Hug demended to investigate this case.
On 23 July the citizens of Donetsk made the protest action against the OSCE representatives work on the territory of the DPR by graffiti painting of their cars. People put the pictures of sunglasses, hearts, dollars, words "Peace", "Save us from Kiev", "Tell the truth" etc.