The Council of Ministers of the self-proclaimed people's Republic of Lugansk promulgated a regulation stating that if payment of pensions and salaries of the hryvnia against the ruble will be recalculated with the ratio of 1: 2.
in November 2014, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree, which is called the " decree on economic blockade ": from the territory of Donbass, control of the security forces, the withdrawal of all public institutions, banks and even prisons. Power LNR announced the introduction in the field of multi-currency zone. One reason for this step was the lack of cash hryvnia. It is planned that the basic foreign money will remain Ukrainian hryvnia, but the payments will also be made in Russian rubles, us dollars and euros as long as long as Ukraine does not cancel an economic blockade.
"Recalculation of payments referred to in paragraph 1 (for permission to use it in official currency Russian ruble) of this regulation, by using the scaling factor from the Ukrainian hryvnia against Russian ruble in size 2, 0," - said in the ruling.
"Formally, this resolution is not the hryvnia exchange rate against the ruble, and the size of the exchange ratio is one to two, by analogy with the way it was done last spring during the transition period in the Crimea. This ratio in practice corresponds to the current rate of hryvnia against the ruble, " said Luhansk information centre of the Minister of Finance LNR Eugene Manuilov.
If collected sufficient money to pay in the form of a dollar and the Euro, may receive Such an order in respect of these currencies, he added." as long as at the expense of tax revenues we scraped together enough money in rubles, for this reason, and the exchange ratio as set only for rubles, " explained Manuilov.
The Ukrainian authorities have taken in April of last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup of the region's residents. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people. The problem of Ukrainian settlement fall under negotiation in different formats, for example, at the meetings of the contact group in Minsk, under the mediation of the Russian Federation and the OSCE. The next meeting of the contact group on 12 February ended with the adoption of a package of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements, involving, for example, the ceasefire in the Donbass from February fifteen, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and the development of the security zone. Soon after informing truce in the Donbass resumed shooting, the parties blame each other in violation of a "silence" and report that conduct only return fire. Kiev is considering an appeal to the UN and the EU on the introduction in the Donbass peacekeepers.