The Council of Europe's Commissioner for human rights Nils mui?nieks has hopes that at the end of June he will visit the territory of Donbass, controlled by militias.
"But the priority now for me to go to the East of Ukraine, within the limits which are controlled by the separatists. Hope we get to do it at the end of June, " said Muiznieks, a statement released on Wednesday.
at rallies in early April of last year do not recognise the legality of what happened in Kiev coup d'etat residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions proclaimed the development of " people's republics ", which after held in may referendum declared its sovereignty and later formed the Union of " new Russia ". The second of November have passed elections of heads and parliaments of the self-proclaimed republics. In Kiev, DPR and LPR do not recognize.
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 Donbass 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.