Authorities of Luhansk national Republic expect the meeting of the Contact group on settling the situation in Donbas and the launch of the sub-working groups will be held until may 9, said the Plenipotentiary representative LNR Vladislav Danego.
"according to our calculations, the meeting will be held until may 9... we Also expect that before the Victory day will begin to work and working sub-groups ", - quotes Danego RIA " Novosti ". Yesterday Donetsk and Lugansk national Republic has approved the appointment of commissioners of the OSCE coordinators of the subgroups of the Contact group in the 1st month of their work. on 30 April, Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, head of the French Republic Francois Hollande and the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko agreed that the working sub-group on the conflict in Ukraine will hold its first meeting approximately a week Later. Also were determined the temporal characteristics of their operation, which after 3 months will be subjected to analysis in the consultation process of the Directors of the countries of the " Normandy format ". Remember, the first day of the week Russia was replaced by the envoy in the Contact group on Ukraine. Instead the Russian Ambassador in Kiev Mikhail Zurabov was appointed diplomat Azamat kulmuhametov, who was formerly engaged in the Syrian settlement. According to the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov, the appointment of a special representative increases the level of representation of the Russian capital, and emphasizes the importance of the negotiations.