The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko tried to convince all countries to make wider punishment against Russia over the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics to hold local elections under Ukrainian law, said the press Secretary Poroshenko Svyatoslav tsigalko.
first Chapter DND Alexander Zakharchenko reported that the decree on conduct of elections in local authorities will be signed on September 16, but the date of the previous elections it will be on October 18.
"the leader tried to convince the world to continue and expand the sanctions against Russia for the conclusion about holding fake elections in the Donbass," wrote Tsigalko in his own microblog Twitter.
The Ukrainian Government has appointed elections to local authorities on 25 October. The Authorities LNR appointed local elections on November 1, but in DND they are required to take 18 October. Poroshenko have said before, that Donetsk and Lugansk are obliged to dispense with the holding of local elections, and tried to convince them to immediately begin discussions on the modalities of their conduct according to the Ukrainian laws. The authorities of Donetsk and Lugansk national republics many times stated about the conduct of local elections regardless of the wishes of Kiev.
The Ukrainian authorities in April last year began military action against the republics. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began almost 7, 9 thousand people.