The Ministry of communications of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic is considering the possibility of switching to Russian Internet traffic in the coming year to avoid disconnection Kiev region from the global Internet.
"we will face switching with Russia. I think It will be next year. We have clear perspectives of how we can do It. This, in the 1st turn is done to ensure that the Ukrainian side was not able to manipulate the deactivation of our region. Guided by the Charter of the United Nations about the ability to receive, transmit, and disseminate data on the whole world, we can get a possibility to connect to the RF ", - told reporters the head of the Ministry of communications DND Victor Yatsenko.
He said that as long as the Ukrainian traffic is cheaper than Russian, for this reason, in the 1st turn, the Ministry wishes to cooperate with providers which will offer more profitable rules.
"If other offers from the Russian players who will want to provide this service, and they will be beneficial for our residents, we will consider them a priority," - said Yatsenko.
at rallies in early April last 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. Kiev DND and LNR not recognize. The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the breakaway republics. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people.