The self-proclaimed authorities of Donetsk national Republic believe that the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko should have come to the Victory parade in Donetsk, told reporters the head of the National Council DND Andrey Purgin.
"Poroshenko had to come here, that he looked Like 30-40 thousand of our residents marched with flags of the republics. I wish he would them in the eye said about the fact that the War will last, as long as the Donbas and the Crimea will return to Ukraine ", - he said.
Purgin added, because It's the 1st military parade DNR, which was held at the highest level.
"This is the most 1st parade. This is something new in our lives. Hopefully now like military parades in DND will become a good tradition, " he said.
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 settlement of the situation in the Donbas is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict. The last document is dated 12 February - in addition to the ceasefire, withdrawal of heavy weapons and creating a security zone, obliges the Authorities of Ukraine to engage in direct dialogue with the authorized DND and LNR, for example, on the issue of conduct in local elections, entering into the Constitution of Ukraine of change, involving the decentralization of Power, as well as on the issue of legislative recognition of special status of separate districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".
the results of the last meeting of the contact group 6 may present turned out to form four working sub-groups on specific aspects of de-escalation of the conflict. It is envisaged that they will start operating already in the middle of may.
On may 9th, Russia celebrates a national holiday - the Day of Victory in great Patriotic war of 1941-1945.
The great Patriotic War began at dawn on 22 June 1941, when Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union. On her side were made by Romania, Italy, on 23 June they were joined by Slovakia, June 25 - Finland, 27 June - Hungary, August 16 - Norway.
The war lasted almost four and became the most major armed clash in the history of mankind.