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 Terrorists complain of Kyiv’s refusal to grant amnesty and hold elections under their scenario

Ukraine has put forward tough terms for holding of local elections in the temporarily uncontrolled territories of the Donbas.

The militants' 'news agencies' report citing the press service of one of the leaders of the "DPR" terrorist organization Denis Pushylin, who heads the delegation of the "republic" in the Minsk talks, Censor.NET reports.

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"The gap on all issues, which are relevant for the parties, remains. Moreover, the progress has returned to the initial position, which is the majoritarian electoral system, elections administration, eligibility criteria, non-participation of political parties, media accreditation procedure," the press service said.

"Furthermore, there are frictions over the amnesty... the representatives of Ukraine insist on its granting after the elections," the agency's source said.

According to the report, the understanding of the need to involve OSCE ODIHR observers in monitoring of the electoral process was the only indisputable issue.

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