Obtaining the Eastern Ukraine autonomy would mark an end to the bloodshed in the region, writes the German printed illustrated Edition.
The journal emphasizes that the position of the Kyiv authorities script transformation of Eastern Ukraine in a buffer state would be the worst option. In order to understand, and the truth whether it would have been so bad, Focus deeply examines the possible consequences.
The end of the bloodshed is just one of them." For weary residents of the cease-fire would be a blessing, " believes Focus.
in addition, Kiev could significantly reduce costs. The economy is on the verge of collapse, with a large number of money is spent on war. Printed illustrated Edition emphasizes that the call 50 thousand reservists have a negative impact on the economy because they will all fall out of the workflow.
Another advantage of such solutions, which writes Focus - with the cessation of hostilities would cease the destruction of heavy industry in the region. Donbass is considered the heart of Ukraine's heavy industry, reminiscent of the Journal, adding that, in the opinion of many experts, Kiev may retain at least part of the region.
Plus, with the end of hostilities Kiev, finally, will be able to focus on so the country needs reforms, not only in the economy." Ukraine is one of the most corrupt countries in the European Union. Proceedings ineffective. The separation of Economics and politics is not working. In addition, Kyiv should not be dependent on gas from Russia ", - commented To Focus political science Professor Volker Plaines.
However, the decision about autonomy For Donbass could be perceived as weakness Kiev authorities, and the President of Petro Poroshenko would be difficult to explain to Ukrainians "this is a bitter defeat," emphasizes Focus.
Volker Plaines emphasized Yet another aspect, associated with the economic separation of the fields. The demarcation line will pass through industrial areas, and both sides have to agree on energy supply, he said.