Stationed at the post of the head of Donetsk city from 2002 to 2014 Oleksandr Lukyanchenko believes that the Ukrainian Authorities are required to clearly define the notion of special status for Donbas, which will have the opportunity to earn only in a peaceful environment.
Last summer, Lukyanchenko went to Kiev, informing about the threats coming at Him, and the management of the city was carried out of the Ukrainian capital. In October the Council of Ministers of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic was appointed head of the city administration Igor Martynov.
"The special status will have the opportunity to earn only when there will be peace, lasting peace - time. Second, the border was closed, the third - order citizens not under gun their will done, but in a good, democratic peace, "- said Lukyanchenko in broadcast television channel "Ukraine" on Tuesday evening.
according to His statement, the Special status must be clearly spelled out.
"His need to paint and perform: what's Special status which will be a range of opportunities to those regions that are in the occupied territory. It all has to be painted by step, discussed at the highest level, at the presidential level, at the level of the Verkhovna Rada and, say, the State Duma, at all levels, and then it will be a valid document, " He said.
Lukyanchenko also believes that the local elections on the entire territory of Donbas are required to complete 25 October, as defined by Kiev, otherwise they can not be recognized.
"must be All synchronized: if these elections are appointed by Ukraine on October 25, they are required to pass on 25 October. Because we have already beheld the referendums that took place within the Donbass, and then they are nobodies, first, will not be recognized, will again be a diplomatic incident and an incident law ", - He explained.
Ukraine is preparing to hold regular elections to local government bodies on October 25.
The holding of local elections in the Donbass envisaged by the Minsk agreements.
Chapter DND Alexander Zakharchenko said that the elections of heads of cities and districts of the people's Republic will be held on October 18. He was subjected to prosecution in Kiev that It does not comply with the Minsk agreement in terms of decentralization, the introduction of the special status of Donbass, the preparation of the elections, and said that the DNR is forced on their own to start their execution.
Chapter LNR Igor Carpenter has appointed elections of heads of cities and districts on November 1. Carpenter explained that the appointment of the date of the local elections in LNR due to the fact that Ukraine is in the hands of individual adopts the law " On local elections ", not agreeing with LNR and DND. The content of the law if it " contradicts the letter and spirit of the Minsk agreements ". The head of the Republic has supplemented his words by the fact that LC stands for strict implementation of these agreements.
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.
The last document is dated 12 February - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and creating a security zone requires 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 ".