The Russia-backed militants of the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) claim that they did not participate in the discussion of the creation of Malorossiya. The Head of the People’s Council of LPR Vladimir Degtyarenko as the militants’ resource LIC reported.
According to him, the representatives of LPR were not aware of the planes to create the pseudo-formation. Moreover, Degtyarenko claims that ‘at the moment the practicability of such step spawns the doubts’.
‘We are ready to discuss this issue if there will be the offers. But, I will tell one more time that this issue was not offered for the considering’, he added.
The leader of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Alexander Zakharchenko claimed about the creation of the new state Malorossiya.
According to him, ‘Donetsk will be the capital of Malorossiya and Kyiv remains as the historical and cultural center without the status of the capital city’. LNR will also join the pseudo-formation.
Zakharchenko also added that the state of emergency should be implemented in the state for three years. He also noted that the situation in Donbas achieved the stalemate and ‘such knot is tied that is impossible to cut’.
The Appeal Court of Kyiv permitted to detain and arrest Zakharchenko. At the moment he has the status of the suspect in the criminal proceeding under the part I, article 258-3 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.