In Donetsk people's Republic has determined the final date of the local elections, they will be held on 18 October, said the head proclaimed DND Alexander Zakharchenko.
"October 18 ? final date for the elections. The other day we will meet with a representative LC "? quoted him as saying RIA " Novosti ".
but on Thursday, 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. For its part, the head of delegation of the DND on the negotiations Denis Putilin said that Poroshenko signed the Law On local elections violates the Minsk agreement and has nothing to Donetsk and Lugansk national republics.