The situation in Eastern Ukraine does not improve, attacks on civilian infrastructure continue. This was stated by the speaker of the US State Department of Desert Neuert in the briefing.

We are talking about filtration plant under threat is also a coke plant. These companies provide drinking water, electricity and Central heating about 345 thousand people.

“We again call on Russia to stop artillery strikes and missile attacks against the Ukrainian civilian areas,” said Neuert.

According to her, the humanitarian situation in the Donbas is the worst in all three years of the war and gradually deteriorating. More than a million people need food.

“We urge Russia to immediately take steps to solve the humanitarian crisis by withdrawing troops and harmonization of the UN peacekeeping mission. We also encourage Ukraine to do more to alleviate suffering and protect civilians and infrastructure,” – said the spokesman.

The UN fear of a humanitarian catastrophe in the Donbass.

See also: Klimkin: Russia provoked a humanitarian catastrophe in the Donbass

The US has accused Russia of shelling civilian areas in the Donbass 14.12.2017

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