As Censor.NET reports citing 112 Ukraine TV channel, this was announced by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at a press conference.
As reported, "leader" of the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" Aleksandr Zakharchenko said that elections in the "DPR" will be held on Oct. 18. In the "LPR" - Nov. 1.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko urged the EU and U.S. to expand sanctions against Russia in connection with the decision of the so-called "DPR" and "LPR" to hold fake elections which contradict the Minsk agreements.
As reported, the official Kyiv will not recognize any elections on the terrorist-occupied territory. Ukraine's elections, with the exception of Russian-occupied Crimea and some areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, will be held on Oct. 25.