The center began its work immediately after the "Ilovaisky boiler", in which the selective units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the punitive forces were utterly defeated by the militia. The new structure was faced with the task of stabilizing the situation on the line of demarcation. The JCCC includes representatives of the Russian Ministry of Defense, representatives of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and the OSCE group.
At the beginning of last week some details of the Russian military’s stay in the Bakhmutsky district of the Donetsk region leaked to the Internet. The instruction, which was distributed to the Russians, prescribed, in fact, a prison order. Freedom of movement was restricted both on the territory of the JCCC, and in the building itself, to smoke - on schedule and only under the supervision of soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Open rudeness, unyieldingness, constant pressure - only the little that representatives of the Russian Ministry of Defense had to endure.
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