Skip to comments.Combat will intensify after end of truce on Monday - Lugansk People's Republic head
Posted on 06/29/2014 4:44:41 PM PDT by tcrlaf
Combat actions in east Ukraine will only intensify after the truce comes to an end on Monday, TASS cites head of the self-proclaimed Lugansk Peoples Republic Valery Bolotov as saying on Sunday.
Kievs unilaterally-proclaimed seven-day ceasefire regime expired at 23:00 Moscow time on Friday, June 27. President Petr Poroshenko extended it until 22:00 local time (23:00 Moscow time) on Monday, June 30. Nevertheless, armed clashes between Ukraines military and local self-defense forces in east Ukraine have continued, despite the declared ceasefire.
The head of the Lugansk Peoples Republic also mentioned an armed clash between fighters of the National Guard and the Ukrainian military near Lugansk earlier on Sunday. They are in a constant conflict and soldiers are constantly running away. The number of deserters sometimes reaches 200, Bolotov said.
The Russian humanitarian aid convoy is due on the border Monday Morning, and Kiev has already said they won't allow it to cross.
Things could get very interesting in the next 48 hours or so.