About 70 churches within the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic, which was destroyed during active hostilities in the Donbass, told reporters the head of the national Council DND Andrey Purgin.
Despite the announcement of a ceasefire regime in the Donbas, Donetsk and other settlements of the region is subjected to shelling. The infrastructure of inhabited localities severely damaged.
"the information that we have destroyed About 70 temples. Certain destroyed so that most likely will have to build fresh, " said Purgin.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6 thousand people. The problem of settlement of the Ukrainian fall under negotiation in different formats, for example, at the meetings of the contact group in Minsk with the mediation of Russia and the OSCE.