Lugansk people's Republic will be able to form their own gold and exchange currency reserve (GCR) due to the presence in its territory deposits of this metal, said on the first day of the week, the head LNR Igor Carpentry.
"Despite the fact that the Republic until now, no own currency, to create the gold currency of the Fund is fairly significant background ", – quoted expression Carpentry " Luganskinform ".
He said that the Republic now has no own currency." And on the question of foreign exchange Fund – this is not such a futile question. The fact is that within our region there are deposits of gold, and it was extracted. For this reason, I think I own the gold reserve we will create " – noticed the head LNR. He also said that currently the state Bank of the Republic of " good enough and effectively performs its functions ", enabling payment of pensions, salaries, social benefits, collection of taxes and duties. While Carpenter is confident that further development of this financial institution will provide an opportunity to attract funds residents on Deposits and give loans." Deposits and loans – this is the next step in the development of the state Bank. I cannot say how fast it will be, but this is the next step, and He most certainly will be done", - has assured the head of the Republic. Deposits of gold-bearing ore near the village Bobrikovo in Antratsyt district were found in the 90-ies of the XIX century. However, for various reasons, all attempts to start the development of the fields in this place over the next 100 years and was not conducted. About the prospects of this field are talking again in 2011. It was claimed by both local and foreign businessmen, And among them investors from Australia. However, these projects further approvals with the local authorities has not progressed. 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 dissatisfied with the February coup d'etat of the population of East Ukraine Kiev began in April a military operation.