Right Sector leader's statement on offensive in Debaltseve disappears from National Guard's website

The announcement by the leader of the Right Sector radical organization Dmytro Yarosh that two battalions of the organization will not observe the ceasefire has disappeared from the website of the Ukrainian National Guard.

The announcement by the leader of the Right Sector radical organization Dmytro Yarosh that two battalions of the organization will not observe the ceasefire has disappeared from the website of the Ukrainian National Guard.

Earlier reports quoted the posting by Yarosh saying that two battalions of the Right Sector did not intend to observe the ceasefire in Donbas.

"Two of my battalions, perfectly armed and equipped, continue the offensive near Debaltseve and have achieved serious military results," the posting said.

Ahead of the enforcement of the ceasefire Yarosh declared that his movement did not recognize the Minsk accords and would continue fighting.

The ceasefire between Kyiv and the Donbas militia agreed upon during the Minsk talks on February 12 came into force at midnight Saturday local time.

 

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