Donetsk, Sep 2 - DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic Head Denis Pushilin has initiated regular check of the readiness of civil defense governing bodies and forces in connection with the growing aggression on the part of Ukraine.

“To maintain the constant readiness of forces and means to resolve possible crises in the Republic and perfect practical kills of the staff of emergencies ministries and departments, I have made a decision on regular checks of civil defense governing bodies and forces,” the DPR leader said in a statement received by the Donetsk News Agency.

The decision followed the check into the effectiveness of joint actions by the DPR and LPR civil defense forces and means and response to possible threats from Ukraine which took place on August 23-27. “All the forces and means of the ministries, departments and emergency services showed high level of interaction, teamwork and readiness to operate in a crisis,” Pushilin said.

The DPR Head repeatedly said that the check was carried out due to the unstable regional situation.*jk