The self-proclaimed head of the Luhansk national Republic Igor Carpenter said that Kyiv depends on LNR more than the Republic of Ukraine.
"today, the sinking economy of Ukraine we are not so interesting," said Carpenter. According to the head of the Republic, LNR concluded with Kiev contracts for supply of coal, realizing that the people of Ukraine will not be able to do in the winter without coal, and the Republic at that time urgently needed hryvnia.
Carpenter said that currently are fresh dialogues, 1st of all with Russia, and noticed that in the near future the government of the Republic of expect first results." for this reason, at present, we feel much more confident. Now they (Kyiv authorities - note UNIC) depend on us more than we from them, " drew the attention of Carpentry.
the overwhelming majority of Ukrainian mines are located in the Donbass, Most of them came under the control of the militia, Now Kiev is forced to buy imported coal.
at rallies in early April of last year do not recognise the legality of what happened in Kiev coup d'etat residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions declared the development of the national republics, which, after a may referendum declared its sovereignty. On the second of November elections of heads and parliaments of the breakaway republics.
in Kiev DND and LNR not realized, and in the middle of April in the region started in the military operation. According to the summary data of the United Nations, victims of the conflict have become more than 6 thousand people.