Crimea ? Russian Federation, it is the opinion of the Crimean people, the Donetsk people's Republic cannot challenge the results of the referendum, said the Plenipotentiary representative of the DND Denis Putilin, explaining the preservation of Crimea and Sevastopol into the prepared DPR and LPR the draft amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine.
"My position and the position of the DNR, they did not have the opportunity to challenge the referendum held in Crimea, and appropriate changes from Russia ", - noted the Commissioner of DNR in the air " Russian news service ". Explaining the publication 133 of the draft, which States that the system of administrative-territorial unit of that state includes the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Pushilin said that the DNR and LNR don't want this topic has become a stumbling block in the way of resolving the situation in the Donbas." We in order not to give [Kiev] cards in your hand, it [the question of the territorial belonging of the Crimea] take out of the brackets. The situation with Crimea has long permitted a referendum held. The situation there is resolved as usual, " explained the Commissioner of the self-proclaimed Republic.
He added that the package of measures, implementation of which want the DPR and LPR, provides a correction to the Constitution of the points that specifically relate to the Donetsk and Lugansk republics." We took the template, the lawyers so easier to communicate, then I don't see any pitfalls, We understand that Kiev is the fundamental issue - to simulate that Crimea will return that now they will do all they can. For them, this [more] a stumbling block than a position on the DNR and LNR, " said Putilin. Before Tuesday, the Plenipotentiary representative LNR on Minsk talks Vladislav Danego said that the issue of amending the Constitution of Ukraine in connection with the reunification of Crimea with Russia is not included into the competence of the self-proclaimed republics of Donbass." LC considers Crimea part of the Russian Federation, it is without doubt. But that the Constitution of Ukraine recorded today that Crimea is part of Ukraine, LPR does not consider it possible to intervene in this process, " said Danego." If tomorrow will be written to the Honduran Constitution or the Constitution of great Britain that Crimea is an integral part of these States, it is not in any way the situation will not change, the Crimea was Russian, and will remain so", He added. Yesterday the authorities LNR and DNR unveiled a new version of the draft changes to the Constitution, the list of the territorial units of Ukraine are " Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol. In the General statement by the authorized representatives of the DND and LNR Denis Pushilin and Vladislav Danego on the first day of the week it was said that the Donetsk and Lugansk national Republic has sent in a contact group fresh proposals for amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine. At the end of may, the head LNR Igor Carpenter said that Kiev has ignored done before proposals for amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine. Prior to this, the head of administration of the head of DNR Maxim Leshchenko also said that the government of Donetsk national Republic Until not received a response from Kiev on the last sentence of Donetsk and Luhansk on constitutional reform. Fifteen may the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Groysman said that the constitutional Commission in Kiev Until not received directed DNR and LNR proposals for amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine. May 13, envoys of Donetsk and Lugansk national republics Denis Pushilin and Vladislav Danego sent to the Chairman of the constitutional Commission of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman and attending the contact group on the draft amendments that reinforce the special status of Donbass.