Vladimir Dobrovolsky. Ukrainian authorities should make it a priority to Hold Local Elections in Mariupol, Krasnoarmiisk and Svatovo, it is reported in the statement of the European external action service (EBU) according to the results of local elections, which the EU called an important step in consolidating democracy.
"Local Elections in Ukraine on Sunday, has been another important step in consolidating democratic rule in the country After the presidential and parliamentary elections last year ", - said the official representative of the diplomatic service of the EU.
He said the conclusion of the Office for democratic institutions and human rights (ODIHR) of the OSCE, according to which, the Elections were competitive, in General, well organized, and the electoral campaign was conducted according to democratic norms. The observers stressed that additional efforts are needed to secure the trust of residents in the election process.
"To hold Elections occurred is because security in the part of the government-controlled areas of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. In addition to this, Elections were held in Mariupol, Krasnoarmiisk and Svatovo. Elections in these cities must be conducted in priority order, so that the citizens could use their right to vote ", - said in a communiqu?.
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.
in addition, valaisiana never took place in 2 cities of Donetsk region - 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.