Members of armed groups outside the law enforcement structure of the self-proclaimed people's Republic of Lugansk, began to surrender their weapons, said the head of the Republic Igor Carpenter at a press conference Tuesday in Lugansk.
yesterday Carpenter signed a decree according to which all equipped with weapons establishment in the LC, which are not included in the people's militia, will be required to surrender their weapons until 4 April. Before Such an instruction was given by the head of the self-proclaimed people's Republic of Donetsk Alexander Zakharchenko - decree requires all Residents who are not employees of the DNR law enforcement, to surrender their weapons.
"The process is, there are citizens who come and surrender arms in our police Department," said Carpenter. He noticed that the Cossack units, despite the rumors, did not refuse to comply with this decree.
"No" Kolomoisky " and "hydromine" within the LC we will not tolerate, " added the head of the LC.
at rallies in early April of last year do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions declared the development of a " people's republics ", which is held in may after the referendum declared its sovereignty and later formed the Union " new Russia ", put together their own authorities. The second of November in the DNR and LC elections of heads of republics and people's deputies of the parliaments.
The Ukrainian authorities of the DNI and LC do not recognize, they began in April of last year in the Donbass military operation. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people. First, on 12 February, the meeting of the contact group for a settlement of the situation in the Donbass ended with the adoption of a package of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements, involving, for example, a ceasefire since February fifteen, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of a safety zone, the exchange of prisoners. Soon after informing truce in the Donbass resumed shooting, the parties blame each other in violation of a "silence" and report that conduct only return fire.