The share of Russian ruble in the volume of currency, which is the statement in the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic, is 80% against the local currency, the President said the administration of the head of DNR Maxim Leshchenko.
"About 80% of the currency in the Republic of the ruble. Unfortunately, the hryvnia has passed in the category of additional currency, " he said at a meeting with residents of Gorlovka.
The authorities DND and LNR in the spring set in the mode area multi-currency zone. One reason for this step was the lack of cash hryvnia. It was expected that the base foreign money will remain Ukrainian hryvnia, but the payments, as well as among them the collection of taxes and payment of benefits, is also carried out in Russian rubles, us dollars and euros as long as long as Ukraine does not abolish the economic blockade.
in November 2014, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the document, which is called the " decree on economic blockade ": the territory of Donbass, control of power structures, brought government agencies, banks and even prisons. To continue to receive pensions, pensioners now have to enter your data within, controlled by power structures.