The law "On local elections" in Ukraine, According to which the electoral campaign will start on 5 September and the election is scheduled for October 25, entered into force.
The text of the law is available on the last working day of the week in the parliamentary newspaper " Voice of Ukraine ", reports news Agency.
However, the leaders of the unrecognized Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics, the Law does not recognize. The head of the delegation of the DND on the negotiations with the Kiev, Denis Pushilin said that signed by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko election Law has no weight in DND and LNR." The complex of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements is a clear indication harmonization of the election law and amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine with the authorized DND and LNR. But neither these, nor any other normative acts with the Ukrainian side was not agreed, "Pushilin explained his position" Donetsk news Agency ". He noticed that the shares Poroshenko fully fit into the political course that bypassing reached in Minsk Kiev holds." This is the continuation of the policy of sabotage and simulate the execution of the Kiev political part of the Minsk agreements, " concluded the Commissioner of DNR. On Thursday, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the Law " On local elections ". On Wednesday the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Groysman said that the Ukrainian leadership is not going to hold local elections in the Donbas region and give the region a special status. The law On local elections was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada on July 14. The law does not provide for the holding of the October 25 elections beyond the control of Kiev districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. From the list of electoral subjects excluded political blocs. According to the document, the right to nominate for election are the party who registered not later than 365 days before election day and changed its name not later than 180 days prior to election day. The list of administrative units that do not conduct the next local elections, scheduled for October 25, will be Appointed by the Verkhovna Rada in the special resolution. We add that the Ukrainian authorities had deprived the Communist party in Ukraine, the rights to be the subject of political and electoral processes. Are operating in Ukraine, the Communist party of Ukraine (KPU), the Communist party of Ukraine (renewed) and the Communist party of workers and peasants. The Communist party wants to participate in local elections, despite the decision of the Ministry of justice banning of Communist parties to be the subject of political and electoral processes.