On the evacuation of the population of Donetsk and the comments of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on the possibility of conducting a peacekeeping operation in the Donbas
Boroday announced that voluntary evacuation of the population could begin as soon as possible.
Meanwhile, the Russian Foreign Ministry made a statement regarding the possible conduct of a peacekeeping operation with the participation of Russian troops in the Donbas. Answering a question from a Ukrainian journalist about plans to conduct such an operation with participation in an international contingent of Russian military personnel, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said:
At the same time, Lukashevich noted that Russia will support OSCE events, which are (hereinafter referred to as quotation) important monitoring mechanism. How many more days (months, years) this “important monitoring of the OSCE” will continue, have not been specified in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
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