The payment of pensions and wages in the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic takes place in rubles, said on Thursday the Plenipotentiary representative of the DND in the contact group on Ukraine Denis Putilin.
in November 2014 the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the document called " decree on economic blockade ": From the territory of Donbass, uncontrollable power structures, brought public institutions, banks and even prison. Payment to the inhabitants of the region of pensions and other social allowances Kiev stopped even Earlier - From mid-summer last year. Since April, Authorities of the self-proclaimed DND and LNR began to pay pensions to residents, and in July a allowances for temporary disability at the workplace.
"It (the hryvnia) is already in practice exhausted, for this reason we had to go. This is a necessary measure, we use the RUB. At present the payment of pensions, salaries already taking place in rubles. Hryvnia weight was intentionally washed Kiev, of course, Is our protective reaction ", - said Pushilin, speaking at the Federation Council of the Russian Federation.
earlier, the Authorities DND and LNR announced the introduction in the field of multi-currency zone. One reason for this step was the lack of the cash hryvnyas. Basic foreign money remained the national currency, but the payments, as well as among them the collection of taxes and Payment of benefits are carried out in Russian rubles, us dollars and euros.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which Since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.