The self-proclaimed authorities of Donetsk national Republic (DND) is hopeful of real action of the guarantor countries of the Minsk agreements, to force Kiev to meet them, said the Plenipotentiary representative of the DND on the negotiations of the contact group Denis Putilin.
"I hope that there will be some changes, may be to rely on any promises of the West. There are declarative statements, But not sufficient elements of pressure on Kiev to Power in Kiev, for example (President Petro) Poroshenko, has complied with the points of the Minsk agreements that were executed in advance, ceased to imitate, "said Pushilin in interview to television channel" Russia-24 ".
"But, unfortunately, this is only as long as and remain declarative action. We are currently waiting for real action from the guarantor countries, from (German Chancellor Angela) Merkel and (French President Francois) Hollande", he added.
Ukraine's Parliament on Tuesday passed a new law that defines the rules for the conduct of elections to the local councils, which will be held in the country on 25 October of the current year.
It is envisaged that regular elections to local government bodies in Crimea and city of Sevastopol, which in Kiev is still considered Ukrainian territory, and likewise in parts of the districts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions are not held in connection with the Commission of the Russian Federation temporary occupation and military aggression against Ukraine ".
Pushilin has criticized the law, saying he was not satisfied with the Donbas and has a " distant relation to the real things."
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, 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 ".