Following his Luhansk "colleague", leader of the "DNR" Denis Pushilin has announced putting of illegal armed formations on alert. He reported this in a statement.
As in the statement of Leonid Pasechnik, Pushilin accused the AFU of shelling civilian population and life support infrastructure.
"I, as the "head of the Donetsk People's Republic", made a decision to increase the combat readiness of the People's Militia units of (self-designation of the "DNR" illegal armed formations - OstroV) in case of further aggressive behavior of Kyiv. All the necessary instructions have already been given", - Pushilin stated.
As previously reported, a similar statement was made by leader of the "LNR" Leonid Pasechnik a few hours earlier.
Russian propagandist Semyon Pegov stated that such statements by the puppet heads of the occupation administrations could not be made without the consent of the Russian leadership.
As previously reported, Russian occupation forces do not stop armed provocations on the contact line, accusing the AFU of violating the ceasefire.