The so-called "DPR" conducted training for the population against the possible deployment of the peacekeeping mission in Donbass, - reported separatist DAN website.
"Training" is reported to be held in occupied Shahtarsk. The pseudo-republic considers peacekeepers, aimed to stop the bloodshed, to be "the threat to public safety."
The so-called "mayor" of the city Alexey Shvydkiy said that "they exercised techniques for safe passage of the convoy, protection if the civilian population from the violence of the armed mission and unarmed opposition against armed contingent."
One of the organizers of the training is honoured master of sports in boxing Roman Troshin who was supported by employees of "local police". Two thousand people participated in working out mass actions against peacekeepers, according to organizers.
As previously reported, the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine stated that the Russian command of the RF hybrid army intended to "traine" residents of occupied Luhansk to conduct "unarmed opposition against armed international peacekeeping mission" in the case of its deployment in Donbass.
On April 3rd, 2016, President Petro Poroshenko said that full implementation of the ceasefire and presence of OSCE police mission were needed for conducting elections in the occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. At the same time, militants are strongly against police mission on the occupied territory. In mid-May, the OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier said that the OSCE was considering the possibility to send a police mission to Donbass in the case of local elections on the temporarily occupied territories.