The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko believes that in the case to Moscow's support of elections in the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk national republics of the punishment relative to the Russian Federation must be expanded or extended.
The Ukrainian Government has appointed elections to local authorities on 25 October. The Authorities of the self-proclaimed LNR 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
"If in Russia, they (the elections - ed.) approve - It is brutal failures by Russia of the Minsk agreements. Must be in response to appropriate steps. It has the ability to be an extension or renewal of punishment, It can be other tools that are in the hands of the international brotherhood to do motivation to return Russia to the negotiating table ", - said Poroshenko on the first day of the weekend in the interview to Ukrainian TV channels broadcast by the channel.
Poroshenko also said that Kyiv will do everything in their power to prevent a repetition of the elections in DND and LNR.