Central election Commission started the registration of independent candidates and representatives of public organizations to participate in local elections, said at a press conference the head of the CEC Sergiy Koziakov.
"Yesterday in 18. 00 the Commission has stopped accepting of documents. The registration starts. Applied to 14 candidates from "World Luhansk region" and "Lugansk economic Union" and self-nominated candidates for registration will be 23 people, " said Koziakov.
the CEC head LNR said that the registration of applicants for participation in local elections will be held until October 10, inclusive.
The Ukrainian government has appointed elections to local authorities on 25 October. The authorities of the self-proclaimed LNR on November 1, but in DND they are required to pass on 18 October.
French leader Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the results of the summit "channel four" in Paris revealed that the parties agreed on the need to postpone elections. According to Hollande, the elections in the East of Ukraine have the opportunity to not before 3 months, so as soon as the time to fix the Ukrainian election law and the preparation of voting so that it conforms to the norms of the OSCE.
first press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov said Putin at the meeting "channel four" were promised that for several days will give the order to speak with the authorized DND and LNR the elections in the Donbass. Sands also reported that the timing of the elections in DND and LNR will be dependent upon the decision of the commissioners themselves republics. To the question, whom Putin ordered to discuss the issue of elections, the commissioners LNR and DND, press Secretary replied that the story is about the Russian representatives, " which carry these contacts ".
on the first day of the week the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov Century said that the signals on the postponement of elections in the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics from the Russian side are already.