Donbass has the full right to considerable autonomy in such aspects as politics, economy and culture, said the former Governor of the Autonomous Italian province of Bolzano-Alto Adige Louis Durnwalder international forum, held Today in Donetsk.
Donbass has the full right to require broad autonomy in all aspects: politics, economy, culture, " said Durnwalder.
He also added that he was ready after his return to Italy send key documents guaranteeing the Autonomous status of South Tyrol, in Russian. Zakharchenko, who Durnwalder met at the forum, expressed his gratitude and said that the experience of South Tyrol will be useful for Donbass.
Italian scientist Alessandro Musolino said that the forum is important in order " to demonstrate that not all politicians and public figures in the European Union common share there point of view on what is happening in Ukraine ". Musolino emphasized that, in his vision, the conflict in Donbas can be solved only peacefully.
"we have in Italy is an example of a very successful integration of the whole region, inhabited mostly by German-speaking residents. I mean South Tyrol with its Autonomous status. I think Donbass is required to obtain the widest possible autonomy, " said the analyst.
Today in Donetsk started the international forum "Russia yesterday, Today, tomorrow", with the participation of commissioners of other countries and States of Europe. Before it was declared about the fact that the forum assumes the appearance of the 30 commissioners from the different States. The core group that initiated the forum, were members of the international observation mission, which was present in the DPR and LPR elections of heads of republics and binding authorities. Among them were the leaders of the French public organization " Urgent assistance to the children of Ukraine ", journalist, political analyst and publisher from Germany Manuel Ochsenreiter, the Italian scientist Alessandro Musolino. In addition to MEPs from France, Jean-Luc Schaffhauser this proposal was supported by the European Parliament Tatyana Zhdanok (Latvia) and Miloslav Ransdorf (Czech Republic).
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.
Soon after informing truce in the Donbass resumed shooting, the parties blame each other in violation of the "silence" and report that conduct only return fire. Kiev is considering an appeal to the UN and the EU on the introduction of peacekeepers in Donbass.
One of the most important points signed in February of the Minsk agreements was the constitutional reform, and the enactment of a permanent law on the special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. The agreement notes that decentralization should take place in coordination specifically, the commissioners of these districts, however, the Kiev authorities are ignoring this provision, arguing about the fact that you are unwilling to have a dialogue with the authorized rebellious territories. Read the full text of the Minsk agreements "