The self-proclaimed authorities of Donetsk national Republic (DND) have plans to start its own production of building materials, although Now within the DNR retained Only 10% of working factories of this industry, said Last news Deputy Minister of construction and housing and communal services of the DND Alexander Kovalenko.
"during the fighting most of the manufacturing of construction materials stopped or were deported from the territory of the Republic. And now we have a big lack of building materials. We finished the 1st stage of reconstruction of destroyed objects, begins the second, but of building materials is almost there. The destruction is very large, we have to deliver, for this reason there is a need to build up their production here, " said Kovalenko.
according to his statement, first within the Donetsk region of Ukraine worked large factories for the manufacture of cement, slate, glass, dry mixes. Only 10% of plants preserved in DND, but even they are not working at full capacity. According to his statement, the two major plants - lack of raw materials and markets for products.
"The raw material supplied - for example, slate from Kazakhstan, now this link is broken. However, We are currently waiting for the 1st batch of asbestos, and will start production slate again from imported raw materials. Currently what is produced, is made on the remains. Those businesses that have exhausted the remains idle. The cement companies or Raw materials, but no sales. The production volume is very large, the DNR is not able to fully absorb all of its production, " - said Kovalenko.
according to him, the DPR is prepared to assist enterprises that will produce the materials needed for the restoration of the Republic." in DNR lacks slate, cement, glass, plastic Windows, brick, dry mixes for restoration of housing, schools, hospitals. The range is hundreds of titles. Today we these items will send all enterprises DNR and they will decide what to produce, and can be will be converted depending on the needs of DND ", - said the Deputy Minister.
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, proclaimed the development of the national 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. Kiev DND and LNR not recognized and began against the inhabitants of the region force special operation. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people.