Reasons to not to recognize the elections in Donetsk and Lugansk national republics in Russia, said the press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov.
" The election is a decision made by the leadership of these republics. These elections will take place, " said Peskov.
DCL said, without citing a direct quotation Peskov: the Russian leadership believes that " the Reason to a priori not to recognize the elections in the Donbass, in Russia ".
" Russia is not unlimited leverage, and it is not necessary to exaggerate. In this case, the main factor is not the influence of Russia, and decisions made by the leaders of these republics and their people, " said Peskov, explaining the appeal of the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine to Russia with a request to dissuade the authorities DND and LNR from voting in early November.