The self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko said on the last working day of the week that the militia is not at war With the people of Ukraine and stands ready to lend any assistance if requested.
"We never said that the war With the people of Ukraine. For this reason, We will provide any assistance, if we ask about it " - he said at a press conference.
according to him, Ukraine is an economic corpse, winter country meet " cold and hungry ".
Zakharchenko also called undermining humanitarian crime in the Kherson region LEP, leading to Crimea." To leave the population of the Crimea without light - I think because it is a humanitarian crime, " he said.
last Friday in the Kherson region have been undermined by power transmission towers supplying electricity to the Crimea. Currently electricity supply to the Peninsula From Ukraine is completely finished. In Crimea and Sevastopol, imposed a state of emergency, schedules of emergency outages. Since November 22, was stopped the supply of heat to homes in order to save electrical energy.
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. 2 November in DND and LNR elections of heads of republics and deputies of parliaments.
Kiev DND and LNR not recognize. The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the republics. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people.