The delegation of the self-proclaimed Luhansk people's Republic has arrived in Donetsk to discuss the possibility of holding elections on 18 October in the Donbas, the decision would be taken on Thursday, said Fins news the head of the people's Council LNR Alexey Karjakin.
before the self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko said that the elections of heads of cities and districts of the DPR will be held on October 18.
"The data we received and will analyze. Frankly, the time has come to make such statements, taking into account the fact that Ukraine is doing. At the present time We arrived in Donetsk, discuss here (with the authorities - ed.) all the details and will make a decision to Express support them in this, " Karyakin said Last news on the phone, without explaining who exactly from the leadership LNR came to Donetsk from the delegation.
He added that, most likely, the conclusion about the elections in LNR will be taken on Thursday.
at rallies in early April of this past 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 of the Republic declared its sovereignty and later formed the Union of " new Russia ", put together their own authorities.
Kiev DND and LNR not recognized and began against the inhabitants of the region force special operation. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 5 thousand people.