Chapter proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) Alexander Zakharchenko has signed amendments in the Law " On local elections ", adopted by the first Council of the people, said the press service of the Parliament DND.
"The law of the Donetsk national Republic" On introduction of changes into the Law of the Donetsk national Republic "On local elections of the Donetsk people's Republic" signed by the Head of DNR August 7, 2015, – quoted saying of messenger of the Parliament " Donetsk news Agency ".
As written in the explanatory paper to the law, the document is aimed at the implementation of Complex of measures on execution of the Minsk agreements of February 12, 2015 and the Minsk Protocol of 5 September 2014, providing for the holding of local elections taking into account the special status of Donbass. In the text of the law made nine changes. For example, they suggest that in voting have the opportunity to participate "at the time who left their place of residence" citizens registered within the DNR. Thus Tsentrizibrkom " establishes the order and arranges for the local elections valaisiana at foreign polling stations for persons, place of residence registered in the country where elections are being held, and who at the time are outside of the Donetsk national Republic ". The right to be elected, according to the amendments, are adult citizens of the proclaimed Republic " living in the territories in which elections are held, the last 10 years, including the year preceding the elections." As was stated by the speaker of the National Council Andrey Purgin, a trip like this is a common international practice." Qualification is very often used in local elections in the world – in America, France, England, and the countries have the qualifications. This provides a more well desire to defend the people of the region ", – reported policies. Adjustments in legislation also stipulate that elections " are counted the election standards of the Organization for security and cooperation in the European Union ", and the voting process must be observed by international observers, and among them Authorized the Office for democratic institutions and human rights of the Organization for security and cooperation in the European Union (OSCE / ODIHR). In addition, the amendments suggest that the work on the elections prohibited the media that " violate the principles of elections, established by legislative act, or involved in the fomenting of civil strife, the spread of incitement of violence or initially false information About the situation in Donetsk people's Republic ". It also specifies that " the first election of deputies of local councils and / or local chapters shall be held by decision of the head of DND, in which and among them are determined by the date of the election, and the territory on which They are held ". Remember, on July 21, it was stated that "in view of the fact that Kiev is in the hands of individual does not comply with the Minsk consensus, imitational acts, unless agreed with the Donbass acts" authorized Authorized Donetsk and Lugansk National Republics in the Contact group Denis Pushilin and Vladislav Danego in the General statement assured the intention proclaimed Republics to follow the Minsk agreements even in the sole order and announced the holding of elections in local authorities. On 6 July it was announced that the head of the self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic Igor Carpenter has appointed elections of Directors of the cities and regions of the LC on 1 November. Before that, the self-proclaimed Head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko has announced that the October 18 elections of heads of cities and districts of the DPR. In DND also said that the elections in the Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics will be held legally agreed upon with the authorized DND and LNR, but such approval will not be contrary to the law On elections in Ukraine. July 2, the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow was concerned about the failure of the Kiev Minsk agreements on the settlement of the situation in the Donbass.