The head of Russian foreign Ministry Sergei Lavrov said elections in the Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics violate the Minsk consensus, since no date in them is not prescribed.
"Minsk consensus involve the harmonization modality between Kiev, Donetsk and Luhansk. There are no deadlines does not happen "- said Lavrov, reports RIA " Novosti ".
Also, According to the head of the Agency, the position of Kiev, according to which one must first hold the elections, and after Amnesty is a serious perversion of the essence of the Minsk agreements. He drew the attention that the Amnesty should take place before the election. On Wednesday, the Commissioner of Ukraine in the political subgroup of the Contact group Roman Bezsmertny said that in Minsk it has become Clear that in any situation the elections in DND and LNR on 18 October and 1 November. On September 16 the head of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko, despite pressure from Kiev, said that it has appointed elections to local authorities of Donetsk national Republic on 18 October, the head LNR Igor Carpenter has appointed date of elections on November 1. On Tuesday, the Plenipotentiary representative LNR negotiations Vladislav Danego said that representatives of the Luhansk and Donetsk people's republics at the meeting of the Contact group on Tuesday will propose a schedule of timing of political points of the Minsk agreements, involving the conduct of elections in the Donbass on 21 February 2016. A source close to the talks in Minsk, explained that the DPR and LPR are ready to speak about early elections on 21 February, when Kiev unblocks the law on the special status of Donbass. However, Ambassador for special assignments of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba called "cynical trolling" the proposal of the authorized DND and LNR. He explained that on February 20-21 last year began the annexation of Crimea to Russia, and Also the tragic events happened on the Maidan.