In the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic continues preparations for the local elections, But the date of their holding as long as unknown, told reporters the head of the national Council DND Andrey Purgin.
"The preparation for the local elections goes, But as long as it is unknown under what law it would be and in what numbers. As long as we have not discussed. But the Central election Commission with its work does not stop ", - he told.
According to the Minsk agreements, first the self-proclaimed Luhansk and Donetsk people's republics are granted special status, then there are elections, and only then decides what will be the final status of these territories from Ukraine. The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko have said before, that considers the elections in the Donbass before the end of the year.
The decision about the sequence of local self-government entered into force on 8 April. This document to Parliament outlined the range of areas covered by the special status, But postponed its introduction until the holding in the field of elections under the Ukrainian legislation.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people. The problem of settlement of the Ukrainian fall under negotiation in different formats, for example at the meetings of the contact group in Minsk with the mediation of Russia and the OSCE.
dialogues " channel four ", held on 12 February came amid a sharp escalation of the situation in the Donbass, provoked by the Ukrainian security forces, which increased the forces began to storm the position of the militia. Following the meeting, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany adopted a set of measures involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbas with fifteen February, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone.