Donetsk people's Republic is an independent state which will never enter into the Ukraine, said the leader of the Republic Alexander Zakharchenko at the meeting with the villagers of October, which is often exposed to the attacks of the security forces.
"Whatever happens in Minsk, DNR is an independent country and in the Ukraine would never come between us there was blood," said Zakharchenko, RIA " Novosti ".
at the end of may it was claimed That the leadership of the Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics have prepared for the Ukrainian law on the special status of Donbass amendments on the holding of elections in DND and LNR. At the same time in the DPR, whose intelligence is found in the region of the separation line movement of heavy military equipment of the Ukrainian security forces, said That the situation in the Donbas may worsen in the coming hours. In the adjacent LNR sure That intensive shelling of settlements aimed at disrupting peace talks in Minsk. Donetsk and Lugansk national Republic declared sovereignty after the referendum on self-determination of areas eleven may 2014. 2 November in Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics held elections. The event was held at the high turnout of voters and without serious incidents. At the election of the head of the Donetsk national Republic defeated Alexander Zakharchenko, the elections in LNR - the acting head of the Republic Igor Carpentry. According to the information received sociologicheskogo Sociological research center " Special status ", 42, 8% of residents of the Donetsk people's Republic want to live in an independent state. Also, according to the information received sociologicheskogo study, published April 2, for a Special status or Department of the Donbass speak about 50% of Ukrainians.