“The conflict in the Donbas came to an end of the active phase”, Denis Pushilin, the chairman of the so-called People’s Councilsaid of DPR, said today, Joinfo.ua reports.
“In fact, we already see the end of hostilities, direct clashes. Now we see how Ukraine cancels mobilization, demobilization is carried out, units of second echelon are being retracted” – said the so-called parliament speaker, addressing to students at Donbas National Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture.
Pushilin also noted that the Ukrainian authorities do not reveal changes in the situation, “fearing discontent of radical battalions.”
“AFU have already left some villages on the contact line,” – said the chairman of the DPR People’s Council Recall. It was reported earlier that he appealed that the Ukrainian side is still has not released him from criminal responsibility for separatist activities, so he can not participate in legitimate elections.
Earlier it was reported that Denis Pushilin featured on the site of the Central Election Commission of Ukraine as head of the party called “We Have Purpose” (or in Ukrainian -“Ми Маємо Мету” (MMM), registered in July 2013. He has announced his intention to participate in local elections.
The Central Election Commission of Ukraine explained that the CEC has not registered the said party because it does not have the authority to register the political parties.
It should be recalled that earlier Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced that he so-called DPR and LPR are ready to hold local elections in the occupied territories of Ukraine according to the Ukrainian legislation.