The election campaign in the breakaway Donetsk people's Republic has not started yet, currently there is a preparation of the legislative framework to enable local elections on 18 October, said on Thursday Last news the head of the National Council DND Andrey Purgin.
"at the moment the preparations for the local elections not conducted. But there is the preparatory stage. We are preparing a law on the first day of the weekend will be a special session, the current session of the plan to amend the election law that We have. That is, We are ready if Ukraine will break the peace process, the Minsk process We will perform on their own, " said the speaker of Parliament.
Kiev insists that the elections in the Donbass were appointed by the authorities of Ukraine and was conducted according to Ukrainian legislation. The Minsk agreement oblige Kiev to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized self-proclaimed 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 ".
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.