KIEV, April 15. / ITAR-TASS /. A military operation began tonight, in the north of Donetsk Oblast, the parliament-appointed Acting President Oleksandr Turchynov said at a meeting of the Parliament.
"Anti-terrorist operation began this morning, in the north of Donetsk Oblast, it will be phased responsibly and carefully," Turchynov said, stressing that the goal of the special operation is "to protect people." He stressed that the authorities actions during Donbass operation, which, in his opinion, threatens "colossal danger" should be "decisive, but balanced and responsible."
According to Turchynov, most of eastern regions of Ukraine, in spite of everything, "demonstrate stability," and in many ways "it is a merit of the current government."