The last day of the preliminary acceptance of documents from candidates for participation in local elections within the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic came to an end, said Tuesday the Commissioner of the Central election Commission of the DPR.
"Today (Tuesday - ed.) was the Last day of the preliminary acceptance of documents from candidates. Currently the team poditive results. About the outcome we will tell you later ", - told reporters the Commissioner of the CEC.
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. The authorities DND and LNR many times stated About the conduct of local elections regardless of the wishes of Kiev and explained that Kiev is in the hands of individual adopted the law " On local elections ", not agreeing with Lugansk and Donetsk, which does not comply with the Minsk agreements. A complex of measures on implementation of the Minsk agreements of February 12, obliges the Authorities of Ukraine to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of conduct in local elections.
The Ukrainian authorities in April last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began about 7, 9 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.