The new Ukrainian parliament is not going to comply with the Minsk Agreements

Summary

Firstly, we need Ukraine to be neutral. Ukraine, which will not join NATO. But it’s necessary to raise another question. With the last elections, Ukraine completely cut off the Donbas. It is obvious that new Parliament will not comply with any Minsk agreements. It doesn’t need it.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about the Minsk agreements, portraying Ukraine as a primary violator of the cease-fire.

In March 2015, the European Council linked the duration of EU sanctions on Russia to the complete implementation of the Minsk agreements, acknowledging Russia's responsibility to uphold the Agreements.

The EU has condemned systematic restrictions to the freedom of movement of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission, by Russia-backed armed formations in Southern Donetsk and non-government-controlled areas along the Russian border.

According to the latest reports by the OSCE Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, there are violations of the Minsk agreement on both sides of the conflict.

The analysis of the Atlantic Council shows, that the majority of violations can be attributed to Russia-backed armed formations.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 159
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 24/07/2019
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Ukraine, Donbas, Minsk agreements
  • Outlet: Voskresnyi vecher s Vladimirom Solovyoivym @ Rossiya 1 time 52:50-53:41
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