At least one polling station is expected to open outside of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) on the local elections scheduled on 18 October, told reporters the head of the CEC DND Roman Lygin.
The Ukrainian Government has appointed elections to local authorities on 25 October. The Authorities of the self-proclaimed LNR local election appointed on November 1, but in DND they are required to pass on 18 October.
"We plan to open polling stations - at least one outside of the people's Republic of Donetsk. We, unfortunately, cannot provide sufficiently broad coverage for a variety of reasons. The first reason is that the Russian Federation is the dispersal of internally displaced persons from Donbass. The geography of resettlement of our countrymen is quite extensive, and We are not able to cover all polling stations. We will try to open up polling stations abroad. To do this, select the currently optimal point ", - said Lagin.
He noticed that traditionally, turnout at polling stations is high.
at rallies in early April of this past year the residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup, announced the development of " people's republics ". After held in may referendum the Republic declared its sovereignty, put together their own authorities. 2 November in DND and LNR elections of heads of republics and deputies of parliaments. Kiev DND and LNR not recognize. The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the republics. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 7, 9 thousand people.