Thursday, July 14 2016 14:15 EEST
'There is no military activity from Russia' - Kremlin
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The permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the North Atlantic Alliance Aleksandr Grushko denies the fact that Russian soldiers have been fighting for the LDPR’s armed groups in the east of Ukraine.

At the end of the meeting of the Russia - NATO Council the permanent representative of Russia to NATO Aleksandr Grushko claimed that the Kremlin allegedly didn’t lead any war in the Donbass.

'First of all, we should come to political settlement on the basis of the Minsk agreements. It’s one of the issues which we were discussing,' he said.

Grushko emphasized the existence of various mechanisms for the settlement of the military conflict in Ukraine, including the Normandy format, the Contact Group and the OSCE mechanisms.

According to him, the end of the war in the Donbass that he describes as 'Ukrainian crisis', depends on the country's authorities.

'Anyway, there is no military activity from Russia in Ukraine,' Grushko noted.

Earlier, Putin openly acknowledged the presence of the Russian army in the Donbass.

As reported earlier by, Security provisions of Minsk agreements are blatantly violated by Russia and its proxies. 

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