The self-proclaimed authorities of Donetsk national Republic hope to send on a summer holiday in the Crimea 12 thousand children, told reporters the Commissioner on the rights of the child DNR Jan Chepikova.
"I spoke to Paul Alekseevich (Astakhov - approx.) so that gave us a quota for the rehabilitation of children in Artek. Already sent a thousand children, and it is expected only 12, " said she.
The head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov said that the Authorities of this Republic are ready to build the rest through government programs for the children of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics, which will be the reward for all the hardships they have undergone over the last year.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year Already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
Crimea and Sevastopol became the Russian regions after the March 2014 referendum in which an overwhelming number of voters (96, 77%) were in favor of reunification with Russia.