Ukraine Day 964: LIVE UPDATES BELOW.
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Mysygin said that this was the same brigade had destroyed a militant diversionary and reconnaissance group, and had some of their members taken captive.
“When we began to work on these three sectors — it has been 3 months now, as the idea in fact emerged back in March — we began to work with the Russians, with all of them, and there was an interesting statistic, although there was shelling on Petrovskoye and Zolotoye, three sector, in that time we were working, there was not a single killed or wounded soldier. So there’s a sense to it, at least for that sake?”
“Perhaps this number could increase. If the withdrawal is successful, we will free the line where troops can be a kilometer apart. But this is not the goal, only a firs step. In the end the president has repeatedly spoke of this, that the first step must be a total cease fire. That is unfortunate, when last year we had approximately 4 months of a significant ceasefire, where there were only small arms, and not daily.”
— Catherine A. Fitzpatrick