The Ukrainian authorities convene an urgent meeting of the contact group. This happened after the statement of the head of the LPR, Leonid Pasechnik. He promised to push the line of contact in case the Kiev security forces continue shelling.
Prior to this, the representative of the People’s Police of the LPR, Yakov Osadchiy, said that all her forces were put on full alert to prevent a possible escalation of the conflict from Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Meanwhile, the head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic Denis Pushilin also said that he ordered to increase the combat readiness of the units due to the deteriorating situation on the contact line in Donbass.