"The information is being verified," he said. "It's difficult to get information from there (Ukraine's south-east) as there are disruptions of communications.
"What's a hundred percent certain is that at least some military hardware is engaged there," Peskov said.
Actions the authorities in Kiev are taking in the southeastern regions of Ukraine call into a big question the legitimacy of the May 25 presidential election, Dmitry Peskov said Thursday.
"Development of the situation in this vein and the criminal activity on the part of the officials locates in Kiev a priori cast big doubts over the elections scheduled for May 25," he told reporters.
Russia will not revise its doctrine of national security in connection with NATO’s growing activity, the presidential spokesperson said.
"There's no need to change it," Dmitry Peskov stated.