Russia is awaiting proclamation proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics, their positions on the elections, Moscow has an effect on them, but this influence is not limitless, said a spokesman for the head of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov.
"Contact (with representatives of the proclaimed republics) occur periodically. Yes, we are currently waiting carefully the position taken by these regions, because, again, it is Vladimir Putin really stated intention to use its influence over these commissioners, but also Vladimir Putin has declared on numerous occasions, because this influence is not limitless ", – quoted him as saying RIA " Novosti ". Yesterday the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that has information about the intention of the DPR and LPR declare Tuesday to cancel the elections planned for October 18 and November 1. Recall, 16 September, 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 the last working day of the week in Paris was a meeting of heads of States "channel four" – Russia, France, Ukraine and German Chancellor Vladimir Putin, Francois Hollande, Petro Poroshenko and Angela Merkel to resolve the situation in Ukraine.