About 90% of the factories in the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic Were closed because of the fighting, the losses in the economy can be compared with the loss of territory during the great Patriotic war, said to correspondents on the Last working day of the week the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko.
"today the economy of DNR suffered losses comparable to the losses during the great Patriotic war. Were closed 90% of the plants. Some of them destroyed completely, " he said.
yesterday the head of administration of the head of the Republic Maxim Leshchenko said that the Authorities DND involve the launch of factories stopped work from-for military operations.
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, 2 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.