Foreign Minister of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged Moscow to respect the unity of Ukraine after the elections in Donetsk and Lugansk national republics.
" We consider the actions of Russia and its President centuries Putin as contradicting their own statements regarding the fact that the unity of Ukraine shall not be questioned ", - quotes the head of the Department on Twitter MFA Germany on Twitter. Before the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation issued a report in connection with the elections in Donetsk and Lugansk regions, according to which Russia respects the will of the inhabitants of the South-East of Ukraine, elected Commissioners received the mandate to solve practical problems in the restoration of normal life in the regions. Elections in Donetsk and Lugansk national republics, designed to legitimize fresh authorities, were held on Sunday at high turnout and without serious incident. In the elections in DND leader Alexander Zakharchenko, according to the CEC after processing 50% of the protocols, it is gaining more than 70% of the vote. In LNR leader Igor Carpenter 63, 17% of the vote. The EU believes that these Elections in conflict Minsk agreement on the settlement in the Donbass, and refuses to acknowledge their results.