The position of Kyiv On the need to hold elections first, and after Amnesty is a serious perversion of the essence of the Minsk agreements, said the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov In..
"message Kiev authorities about the fact that first election, and after Amnesty is a serious perversion of the whole essence of what is happening," said Lavrov correspondents.
He drew the attention that the Amnesty should take place before the election.
The Ukrainian Government has appointed elections to local authorities on 25 October. The Authorities LNR have appointed local elections on November 1, but in DND they are required to pass on 18 October. Power DND and LNR has stated many times About the conduct of its 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 Minsk agreements of February 12, obliges the Ukrainian Authorities to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of holding local elections.
The Minsk agreement include the provision of " pardon and Amnesty by the enactment of a law prohibiting the prosecution and punishment of persons in connection with events that took place in certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine ".