Semenchenko believes that it is extremely important for Russian militants to capture the Donetsk airport: "There is rather a lunar landscape than the airfield. But I think for them it is certainly of great importance," Censor.NET reports citing Channel 24
"They are shooting from all available weapons. Tanks and arms are used. As far as I understand those people do not give a damn to all our peace efforts and ceasefire. The same concerns the prisoners. They do not care about these agreements. My 6 years-old son says - "Dad, Donetsk has died." I say that it did not die, but only God knows when it will return to life," the battalion commander explains.