The fixed Rate of the Russian ruble rate will be canceled in July, said the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko on Wednesday during a straight line With the residents of Donbas.
From March to the DNR operates a multi-currency area. The calculation is made in national currency and Russian rubles at a fixed rate of 1 To 2.
"From June 1 DNR lowered the hryvnia exchange Rate To the ruble. Maybe it will be 0, 41, maybe a little differently. So, holding the currency, we will see that the ruble is stable, then the hryvnia will float as she pleased. By the end of July, the exchange Rate ruble/hryvnia will be free. The rate of 1 To 2 was recorded, so that people are easier to navigate, " said Zakharchenko.
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 the meeting in Minsk of the contact group, which Since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.
The last document is dated 12 February - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and creating a security zone, obliges the Authorities of Ukraine to engage in direct dialogue With the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of conduct in local elections, entering into the Constitution of Ukraine of change, involving the decentralization of Power, as well as on the issue of legislative recognition of special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".