Ukraine MFA on escalation in Donbas: Russia does not need peace

13:24, 08 November 2017
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Press secretary of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry Mariana Betsa says Russia does not need peace in Donbas and people there are killed by its hybrid forces almost every day.

Photo from the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine

"Ukraine wants peace, Russia does not need it. People are killed almost daily by Ru&its hybrid forces. 7.11 – 17 attacks, 2 UA KIA. RIP," Betsa wrote on Twitter on November 8, 2017.

Read alsoVolker names two options for Russia’s moves on DonbasAs UNIAN reported earlier, Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in Donbas 17 times in the past 24 hours, with two Ukrainian soldiers reported as killed in action (KIA) and another three as wounded in action (WIA).

The ATO forces fired back 12 times to suppress the enemy's activity, using infantry weapons alone.

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