In DND believe that while early to speak about autonomy without solving the political issues and the ceasefire declared to the correspondent the Vice-speaker of the Parliament of the breakaway Republic Denis Pushilin.
"while still very early to talk about autonomy and other things. Need to implement the Minsk agreement is not only to cease fire, but also to solve economic and political issues, " He said.
before Pushilin said that the DNR agree on the broadest autonomy, without prejudice to its interests, but if Kiev continues to violate the Minsk agreement, DNR will move towards full independence. He said that autonomy from Ukraine does not negate the existence of the DPR and LPR. He later said that talking about broad autonomy DNR will be possible " very soon ".
at rallies in early April 2014, this past year the residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup, announced the development of " people's republics ". After held in may referendum, the Republic declared its sovereignty and Later formed the Union of " new Russia ", put together their own authorities. The second of November in DND and LNR elections of heads of republics and deputies of the parliaments.
Kiev DND and LNR not recognized. The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation. 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 the meeting in Minsk of the 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.