The so-called “Donetsk people’s Republic” this fall plans to hold “elections” leader in connection with the death of Alexander Zakharchenko in the attack on 31 August. About it reports “Interfax” citing a source in the office of “the acting head of the Republic.”
He recalled that the election in the “Republic” for the period not exceeding 60 days after the adoption of the relevant decision.
“Thus, the new “head of state” may elect in the first half of November, may, 6-7 August,” – said the source.
Date possible “elections”, he said, “the deputies of the DPR” will have to be debated and approved at the meeting of the “national Council” on September 7.
According to RBC, citing a source close to the Kremlin, and of two interlocutors close to the “authorities of the republics” in parallel “elections” will be in the so-called “Luhansk people’s Republic”.
“The death of Alexander Zakharchenko — one of the factors, influencing the discussion (“elections”),” — said “Deputy national Council DND” Vladislav Brig.
The Kremlin decided that it is necessary to hold the elections in “DNR” and “LNR”, the sources noted.
Recall from the beginning of 2018 it was planned that the “elections” in “LDNR” will be held in autumn, but in summer, they decided to move indefinitely. According to media reports, this decision was agreed with Moscow. It was taken in the absence of a direct need for reelection, “deputies and heads of republics,” risks for the Minsk talks, a lack of funding.
31 August in an explosion in a restaurant killed the leader “DNR” Alexander Zakharchenko. The so-called “law enforcement” self-proclaimed “DNR” said that the detained “Ukrainian saboteurs”, which is probably involved in the assassination attempt on Zakharchenko. But in this SBU information is not confirmed.
In ORDO the suspect in the murder of a guard Zakharchenko and foreign Minister accuses the “Kiev regime”. At the same time, the SBU reported that “the death of Zakharchenko can be the result of internal criminal conflicts among the militants, primarily associated with the redistribution of pressed business for 2014-2018”. And the foreign Ministry of Ukraine said that the rapid reaction of the Russian foreign Ministry regarding the murder Zakharchenko is a Russian attempt to cover up the puppets, which it supports.
2 Sep buried Zakharchenko in Donetsk next to the “Givi” and “Motorola”.