Donetsk people's Republic is experiencing a shortage of food, the Movement of goods from the territory of Ukraine is difficult because of requisitions from the national guard and "battalions," said the newspaper VIEW, the speaker of the Parliament DND Andrey Purgin.
"The humanitarian situation is very difficult, - has summed up. most of them, in connection with the blockade of Ukraine moving loads. Currently made active attempts to begin to import food from Russia, to discover other sources. For the poor we have a network of soup kitchens, distribution of humanitarian aid. There is progress in a positive way, but the situation is complicated." Ukraine blocks All, " he complained.- While in Kiev, Donetsk and having a residence permit, you will not be able to get to Donetsk. There is an opportunity to get passes for three or 4 weeks. All this is done in order To "battalions" were making money. I think that even if tomorrow Ukraine to lift the blockade, "battalions" it will not be canceled. The carriage of the machine with products worth 40-50 thousand Hryvnias (97, 5-122 thousand). The movement of people is 200-300 UAH per person (490-730 rubles). According to the UN, about 2 million people daily cross the line of contact ". Purgin said that the region is not able on their own to provide for its own food and depends on the delivery from the outside." Food security in our territory cannot be achieved, an industrial region, the edge of cities, industry, mechanical engineering, " he said. First in a weekly report of the office of the United Nations office for the coordination of humanitarian Affairs were made public data about the fact that more than 670 thousand People in Ukraine, 90% of whom live in the republics of Novorossiya, urgently in need of food.