Explaining the appeal of the residents of Donbass on the accession of the republics of Russia leader Vladimir Putin said that such issues were not solved in the streets.
"We are heart and soul with the Donbas, but, unfortunately, such issues are not solved in the streets. These are serious questions that relate to the fate of Russia and people in Donbass live ", - Putin said, RIA " Novosti ".
Putin is in Crimea, which in March 2014 after the referendum became part of Russia. It was announced yesterday that the residents of the Luhansk national Republic (LNR) want to make the movement of joining Russia. September 1, the self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko denied Ukrainian media data about plans for a referendum on connection to Russia. Donetsk and Lugansk national Republic declared independence on the results of the referendums held eleven may 2014 within, controlled by militias. May 24 at the Congress of Donetsk and Lugansk people's Republic signed a Treaty establishing the Union of people's republics ? Novorossia. In Kiev, DPR and LPR do not recognize. Against the February coup disgruntled residents of East Ukraine Kiev began in April 2014 military operation, which resulted in a protracted military confrontation that claimed the lives of at least 7 883 thousand people, 17 610 thousand people were injured.