The leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic has proposed holding a new referendum on the region's status
The Moscow Times, citing the Donetsk News Agency, reports that DPR leader Alexander Zakharchenko is ready to hold another referendum:
A leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic has proposed holding a new referendum on the region's status in an apparent bid for stronger support from Moscow after Russian President Vladimir Putin outlined a peace settlement that referred to the rebel-held regions of the Donbass as part of Ukraine.
Nearly a year after a May 2014 referendum held in Donetsk on establishing self-rule in the region, separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko, said “we are ready to hold that referendum again,” pro-separatist Donetsk News Agency reported.
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