LPR Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladislav Deynego considers the Chernukhino-Debaltsevo joint offensive of the DPR and LPR armed forces to be a crucial point in the armed conflict between Ukraine and the People’s Republics of Donbass. He stated this today, on February 18, during the solemn event in honor of the fifth anniversary of this combat operation, a correspondent of the DPR Official Website reports from Lugansk.

“The Chernukhino-Debaltsevo operation was crucial for the signing of the Complex of Measures, which Ukraine went for under the pressures of necessity. At that moment, Poroshenko was tearing around, demanding that his subordinates and the military do anything to unblock the Debaltsevo encirclement. But the AFU failed and the Complex of Measures was signed,” Vladislav Deynego said.