The self-proclaimed authorities of Donetsk national Republic expelled from DPR members of the organization " international rescue Committee ", composed of citizens of the U.S. and the EU, on suspicion of espionage, said the Ministry of state security of the Republic.
Organization international rescue Committee, under the auspices of the U.S. Agency for international development, a number of months illegally operated within DNR. Its Employees are citizens of the U.S. and the EU to work without registration and permits state agencies DNR, evaded from payment of taxes ", - quotes the letter of the Agency RIA " Novosti ".
according to the Ministry, " foreign Workers organizations were actively established contacts With officials of the Republic, showing interest in the capture of information about the situation in the Republic, social problems ", and also " under the guise of providing humanitarian and psychological assistance to residents of the Republic of collected personal data and conducted surveys on the mood and attitude to the authorities of the Republic ". Eight foreign workers already expelled from the DNR, their activities are within the Republic is prohibited, said the Ministry. Donetsk and Lugansk national Republic declared independence on the results of the referendums held eleven may, within the limits controlled by the militia, and on may 24 signed a Treaty establishing the Union of people's republics of Novorossiya. 2 November in Donetsk and Lugansk national republics in high turnout elections. At the election of the head of the Donetsk national Republic defeated Alexander Zakharchenko, the elections in LNR - the acting head of the Republic Igor Carpentry. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv Authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. The military actively used heavy machinery and military aircraft and helicopters. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand People.