The self-proclaimed authorities of Donetsk national Republic is supposed to make a wholesale market near the border With Russia, and in the future free economic zone (FEZ), said Fins news the Minister of economic development DNR Eugene Samokhina.
Since January, Kiev imposed a transport blockade of the self-proclaimed DND and LNR. Products and Lekarstva and medical supplies from Ukraine in the area of the republics in practice do not. The OSCE observers in their own reports noted that the transport and economic blockade leads to a humanitarian catastrophe in the area, called on Kiev to withdraw it. The lifting of the blockade is one of the mandatory items signed by the contact group on settling the situation in Donbas complex of measures on 12 February.
"The Ministry of economic development DNR is developing a test project for the establishment of the wholesale market of food and non-food items at the border line With the Russian Federation," said Samokhina.
in her vision, the development of such wholesale market will give the opportunity to make fresh jobs and provide the goods." The project aims at ensuring food security and the saturation of the market with high quality goods at a fair price, the development of new jobs and the social responsibility of business, " the Minister explained.
She added that, in future, the DNR is also planning to do a free trade zone." This is a zone With preferential tax, customs and foreign exchange regimes, where encouraged the inflow of foreign investments, trade and other business activities. The project will motivate the strengthening of export-import potential of the Donetsk national Republic ", - said Samokhina.
at rallies in early April of this past year the residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup, announced the development of " people's republics ". After held in may referendum of 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. Proclaimed in the Donbas people's Republic, Kiev does not recognize.
Against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region, the Ukrainian Authorities began in April last year force special operation. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people.