This “Ukrainian Truth” said the head of the press center Vladislav ATO Seleznev.
“We are doing everything possible to protect the population from the effects of anti-terrorist operations. We appeal to local citizens, we call them, that they in no case were close to the positions of the militants, not part of the gang, “- he said.
” We encourage everyone to abandon the movement on the streets, “- he added.
It said that the security forces receive support and understanding of local residents. “To say that we are perceived as occupiers - wrong” - he said.
“We do not work in residential areas, in high-rise buildings., We find out which are the base of militants where they cluster, in these facilities we operate, “- said Seleznev.
He said that militants mastered this tactic,” beginning this brazen use “.
” They deploy their basic items in hospitals, kindergartens, in recreation centers, sanatoriums. If we start to beat on these sites immediately begin hysteria in the Russian media that Ukrainian soldiers fired on civilians sitting in hospitals. But no one says that hands of civilians RPG, AGS, “fly”, but the windows is Nona, who is bombing our positions, “- said Seleznev.
” Militants Slovyansk equipped with a base in the hospital. This operational confirmed information, “- he said.
Asked about the message from the separatists allegedly destroyed a hospital in the Red estuary, he said:
” In the Red Liman takes an active phase ATO . Check or refute the information at this time is not possible. As soon as the active phase will work on-site experts, including journalists. They will be able to see everything with my own eyes, “- he said.