The share of the Russian currency in the circulation of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic exceeded the share of Ukrainian hryvnia, told reporters the Minister of economic development DNR Eugene Samokhina.
first Power DND and LNR announced the introduction in the field of multi-currency zone. One reason for this step was the lack of cash hryvnia.
"at the moment, based on the information we receive from retailers, the ruble is prevalent in the total money supply over the Ukrainian hryvnia. When this percentage is quite hard because of the periodic opening of the blockade from Ukraine violates our statistics ", - quotes the expression Samokhina Donetsk news Agency.
She stressed that the DNI is also increased and the turnover of Russian products." on the shelves of more and more subjects of the Russian Federation, and the range is greatly increased. With confidence we can say that their presence on the trading markets and shops, more than 50% ", - said the Minister.
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 ".