In the breakaway Donetsk and Lugansk national republics on Sunday finished voting in the primary elections, all polling stations finished their work, reports “Interfax”.
According to the Chairman of the Provisional election Commission (Vṛka) LC Vitalii Sedykh, the voter turnout was 54.4 thousand people (50,6 thousand in Luhansk, a little more than 2000 in the village of Jubilee, and in Aleksandrovsk – 1.8 thousand).
Gray emphasized that violations of the voting process at the polling stations were recorded. Public order during the elections was not violated, said the head of the public security police novel Tutov.
“Today’s preliminary vote was 80 polling stations, at each of the sites was isolated by the police, was organized by the protection of public order, all before the opening was examined by explosive-service canine service,” – said Tutov.
The DNR in the voting took part 369,6 thousand people. “Any irregularities and violations of public order were recorded,” – said the Chairman of the Vṛka DNR Oleg Balykin.
International observers, according to the Agency, noted high level of organization of the population and compliance of the organization with voting all the standards. “No claims to work of the electoral Commission and the voting process is not” – said at the briefing for international observers, the head of the Parliament
The Republic Of South Ossetia Anatoly Bibilov.
The Minsk agreement agreed in talks in February 2015 the leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine, require the holding of local elections in the separatist-controlled regions of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. From Kiev to assign the special status of Donbass.
Adopted in the first reading amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine the special status of Donbass only enshrined in the transitional provisions, and the law on the special status provides for a special procedure for the control period of only three years. DND and LNR require to register the position of their special status in the Constitution on a regular basis, and that their position is supported by Russia.