On Saturday, December 13, arrived at the airport Kharkov group of Russian military as part of 76 people led by Major General Alexander Vyaznikovym.
Russia conducted a rotation of officers involved in the tripartite contact group Ukraine-Russia-OSCE. This was told Acting Head of the press service of Staff Vladislav Seleznev.
He said that on Saturday, December 13, arrived at the airport Kharkov group of Russian military as part of 76 people led by Major General Alexander Vyaznikovym. From there, the officers went to Debaltseve. Rotation is performed in the Ukrainian part of the contact group. The military is headed by Major General Alexander Rozmaznin
Seleznev said he did not know what happens in closed airports Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhia, since it held anti-terrorism measures, and this – the jurisdiction of the Security Service.
“The General Staff did not speak initiated closure. All that is related to counterterrorism, deals SBU” – he said.
As you know, the State Aviation Service on December 13 closed all flights to Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhia. The ban extended until Tuesday morning, 16 December . Reported that airspace is closed due to the threat of terrorist attack.
Meanwhile, the Defense Ministry said that airports closed due to security issues .