The self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko has signed a decree banning the activities of foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) within DNR.
I resolve to ban within the Donetsk people's Republic, the activities of foreign non-governmental organizations funded by foreign countries, which support the Ukrainian nationalist views and specifically involved on the side of the Kiev authorities in providing military, political, economic, informational and other assistance to Ukrainian soldiers in the occupied territory of Donetsk national Republic ", - quotes the document Donetsk news Agency.
The reason for this step, emphasize the power of the DNI, was the intensification of foreign NGOs, which are often used " as a cover for intelligence-subversive activities to harm the security of the country ".
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.
Kiev DND and LNR not recognized, and in mid-April last year in the field began the military operation. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict have become more 6, 4 thousand people.