The acting head of the DND Pushilin resigned

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Againpretty in photomontages Pushilin. Archival photoThe acting head of the DND Pushilin resigned© RIA Novosti / Sergey Againpretty the image Bank

The acting head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people’s Republic Denis Pushilin announced the resignation of the Deputy of people’s Council DND.

The Parliament DND on 7 September appointed Pushilin, acting head of the Republic, while the elections of the heads of the DNI and the National Council decided to hold on November 11.

«Pursuant to the Constitution and the law «On status of Deputy of the people’s Council of Donetsk people’s Republic» I am obliged to lay down their parliamentary powers», — quotes the words Putilina, the press service of the National Council DND.

It is noted that after the recognition of the vacant Deputy mandate Pushilin, the Parliament needs to elect a new President of the National Council at the next meeting.

The head of DNR Alexander Zakharchenko was killed on August 31 in the evening as a result of explosion in cafe «Separable» in the center of Donetsk. Minister of incomes and fees of the self-proclaimed Republic Alexander Timofeev in the explosion were seriously injured. In addition, killing the guard Zakharchenko. According to the MOE, injured 11 people. The DPR authorities acknowledged the incident a terrorist attack. According to the acting head of the Republic Trapeznikova, on suspicion of murder Zakharchenko detained several people, they confirmed that there was a diversion from Kiev. In turn, the security service of Ukraine has rejected allegations of involvement in the murder.

Russian President Vladimir Putin called the murder cowardly Zakharchenko, noting that those who chose the path of terror, do not want to seek a peaceful solution to the conflict. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that there is little doubt that the murder of the head of DND is Kiev. The RF IC opened a criminal case.