The self-proclaimed authorities of Donetsk national Republic hope of harvest 2015 and stocks from the previous year, enough to supply the population DNR bread, said Last news Deputy Minister of agricultural and food industry Dmitry Konakov on Thursday.
according miniroom DNR, about 35 thousand hectares of fields in the Republic remain mined. This year, grain in the DNR planted over 100 hectares of land.
"To make predictions about yields as long as difficult. It all depends on the weather and fighting. But I think that the grain harvest this year and the supply of grain left over from last year, would provide residents of the Republic bread, " said the Deputy Minister of agrarian industry DNR.
To name estimated Price of bread harvest 2015 Konakov difficult. But clarified that its cost will be lower than controlled by Ukrainian security forces territory.
"It's hard to predict as long as, taking into account the jump of the dollar, the situation that is emerging here. But, taking into account the economic support given to enterprises, and at the expense of humanitarian aid from Russia, the cost of agricultural production in the Republic will be lower than in Ukraine, " he said.
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 settlement of the situation in the Donbas is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict. The last document is dated 12 February - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and creating a security zone, obliges the Authorities of Ukraine to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of conduct in local elections, entering into the Constitution of Ukraine of change, involving the decentralization of Power, as well as on the issue of legislative recognition of special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ". The results of the last meeting of the contact group 6 may present turned out to form four working sub-groups on specific aspects of de-escalation of the conflict. It is envisaged that they will start operating already in the middle of may.