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Russia explained the origin of weapons from the militants, saying that the Soviet or Ukrainian army left the gun was in the mines, and fighters found it themselves. This was during consideration of the claim of Ukraine against Russia in the international court of justice in the Hague said one of the representatives of the Russian Federation Ilya Rogachev, reports “European true”.
“The main source of weapons came to the rebels (according to the terminology of the representative of the Russian Federation – ed) – it supplies the Soviet era, which was in the territory of Ukraine. Most of these reserves were left in the mines of the Donbass and came to the rebels. In addition, a large part was abandoned by fleeing Ukrainian army ,” said Rogachev.
Rogachev did not comment on the Ukrainian side submitted evidence about the use of militants in the Donbas new weapons, which is adopted only in the Russian army.
In turn, the first Vice-speaker Irina Gerashchenko in Facebook called the statement of Russian lies and added that the mines could not remain modern Russian weapons.
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“The Russians have stated that the gun was in the mines. According to this logic, there lay “Buk”, from which knocked Malaysian “Boeing” in the mines are the newest “City”, “Pinocchio” and other deadly weapons, so mine will not let the mission of the OSCE SMM. Listen to the stream, outlining it’s important to debunk every word of Russian lies. It is important that this lie hears the whole world”, – said Gerashchenko.
As reported, today, the international court of justice in the Hague will hear the Russian position regarding the claim of Ukraine to Russia about violation of an international Convention for the suppression of the financing of terrorism and the Convention on the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination. March 8, the word will be provided to Ukraine, March 9, will hear the Russian side.
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Recall, 16 January the foreign Ministry of Ukraine has filed a lawsuit about the violation by Russia of the UN Convention on combating financing of terrorism and the Convention on the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination international court of justice in the Hague. Ukraine demands from the Russian Federation to the termination of funding illegal armed formations on the Donbass and the resumption of the activities of the Majlis in occupied Crimea.
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