The self-proclaimed head of the Luhansk national Republic Igor Carpenter said that elections in Ukraine took place with violations, as well as among them the OSCE standards, for this reason the LPR in 2016 may hold Local elections without the participation of the Ukrainian side.
"We see that Ukraine has not learned or is not willing to follow the OSCE standards on their own territory. For this reason, there is nothing to do and in our future elections. We will conduct ourselves according to OSCE standards and under the supervision of the ODIHR (Office for democratic institutions and human rights) ", - reported in circulation Carpenter, published Lugansk information center on the first day of the week.
As noticed the head LNR, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has ignored criticism of the law on elections from the OSCE / ODIHR, which indicated his uncertainty and confusion. Carpenter believes that this "rogue" law was used with violations of the elections were disrupted in Mariupol and Krasnoarmeysk.
in Mariupol on the plots have not brought any papers on Krasnoarmeysk the territorial election Commission declared the ballot invalid, As they were printed in a private press. Though the CEC on a Sunday and ordered a red army Commission to give the ballots to the districts and to start the electoral process, however this has not been, and in the evening the police declared that the head of the Krasnoarmeysky municipal election Commission is missing the seal of the Commission.
Local elections in Ukraine took place on Sunday. In the Donbass elections were held only in part of the territories controlled by Kiev. In late summer the CEC of Ukraine adopted a decree, which determined the Kiev-controlled areas of Luhansk and Donetsk regions, where no Local elections were held. They were not carried out in 91 local Council in Artemovsk, Volnovakha, Volodarsky, Konstantin, Maryino, Starobeshevo, Yasinovatskiy districts of Donetsk region, and similarly in the towns Avdiyivka, Artemivsk, Horlivka, debaltseve, Dzerzhinsk, Dokuchayevsk and Konstantinovka.