In the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic, the act regulating the media, he is already signed by the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko.
"The present law regulates public relations in the sphere of organization of activity of mass media and establishes state guarantees of their freedom in Accordance with the Constitution of the people's Republic of Donetsk ", - quotes the text of the document.
The law also does not allow the use of the media " in order to commit criminal offences for disclosure of information constituting a state or other specially protected legislative act secret."
at rallies in early April of this past year the residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup, announced the development of " people's republics ". After held in may referendum of the Republic declared its sovereignty and later formed the Union of " new Russia ", put together their own authorities. The second of November in DND and LNR elections of heads of republics and deputies of the parliaments. The self-proclaimed Republic of Donbass Kiev does not recognize.
Against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region the Ukrainian authorities began in April last year a military operation. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people.