Our promise of “elections” and the new “referendum”

В ДНР обещают "выборы" и новый "референдум"

Pushilin commented on the situation with the elections in DND

In the “Republic” insist on the necessity of extending the law on the special status of Donbass, threatening otherwise to conduct not only elections but also a new “referendum”.

The self-proclaimed “Donetsk people’s Republic” can not only hold elections of the local “authorities”, but a new referendum about the “state status” quasiorthogonal. On Thursday, August 23, reports TASS with reference to the Chairman of the “National Council of DNR” Denis Pushilin.

“In our society widely discussed the possibility of postponing the elections, – quotes Agency the representative of “Republic”. – Arguments for and against the political, economic, and foreign policy and, of course, of the military order. To me it is difficult to say what decision will be made. But one of the scenarios already evident. Talking about the extension of the law on the special status of Donbass.

According to Pushilin, in the case of non-renewal of this law, the DNR will assume that Kiev refused Minsk agreements.

“So, from the perspective to build between Kiev and Donbass contractual relationship, to resume trade relations and so on. That is, will become clear that no integration will not . Then you will need to hold elections,” he said.

Spokesperson added that in this case, it will require “a referendum with a clear question than in 2014.”

“For example: “You are for the Donetsk people’s Republic was an independent sovereign state?”, – said Pushilin.

Earlier, Russian media appeared information that the DNI and LC canceled the elections scheduled for this fall.

In Moscow, commenting on this information, stated that the main reason for dropping out in RESPONSE to the unwillingness to create unnecessary stimuli for the process of peaceful settlement in the current international situation.

At the beginning of the month has information about what “public figures” LC suggested that local “authorities” to consider the extension of its “authority.”

The law on the special status of Donbass (the law on creation of necessary conditions for peaceful settlement of the situation in certain districts of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts) was adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in 2014. 6 October 2017, the law on the special status of Donbass was extended by a year until October 10, 2018.

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