Leadership of Donetsk And Lugansk national republics in its own draft amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine referred to the Crimea as an administrative unit of this state, so as not to give Kiev "extra trump card" in delaying the settlement process, said the Plenipotentiary representative of the DND on the negotiations of the contact group Denis Putilin.
"in actual fact we Crimean authorities are not mandated to address issues of recognition or non-recognition of the Constitution of Ukraine, the Crimea, as such," - said Pushilin in conversation News with Sergei Brilev ", RIA " Novosti ".
"We understand that Crimea has already defined himself. And it already - a part of the Russian Federation. But to give an extra trump card in the hands of Kiev, so they clung to the fact that here And there the Crimea, And so on And so forth, in the end not reached then to the issue of DNR AND LNR, well, I guess We thought it was not literally true, " he explained. According to Pushilin, the Crimean authorities reacted to this with understanding And even with humor." Remember, on 9 June, 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. However, on 10 June Donetsk And Lugansk people's Republic withdrew its draft amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine, which cited the Crimea And Sevastopol. Thus Pushilin said that shows the Donetsk And Luhansk people's republics (DPR AND LPR) draft amendments to the Ukrainian Constitution drawn up in strict compliance with the Minsk agreements of February 12. And the mention of Crimea in the draft amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine prepared by the Lugansk And Donetsk people's republics, in LC explained by the lack of authority to change the basic law in connection with the accession of the Peninsula to Russia.