Dmitry Trapeznikov: Igor Maslov / RIA Novosti
The Prosecutor General of the breakaway Donetsk national Republic (DND) has demanded the resignation of the acting head of the Republic Dmitry Trapeznikov. New acting head of the DNR should be appointed by Parliament. This is stated in the submission to the President of the people’s Council Denis Pushilin, which has made acting attorney General Andrew Spivak. The text of the document published by the Donetsk news Agency.
The purpose Trapeznikova contrary to the Constitution of the DNI, according to which in the event of early termination of powers of the head of the Republic, they shall be temporarily performed by the first Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers. While such a position in the Council of Ministers does not exist, stated in the petition.
As Chairman of the Board took Zakharchenko. According to the law on authorities of the DNI, after the death of the President, the Ministers should be dismissed. Thus, Trapeznikov, who was Deputy Prime Minister, by law, is retired.
The only legitimate bodies of power in the DPR is currently the national Council of the Republic, the Prosecutor’s office. He must appoint a temporary acting head of the Republic, to form the Council of Ministers and the CEC to “create all the necessary conditions” for carrying out early elections of the head of DND.
Spivak demanded Pushilin “to take immediate and concrete measures to eliminate violations of the law.”
31 August as a result of the explosion in Donetsk cafe “Separable” killed the head of DNR Alexander Zakharchenko, who came to honor the memory of deceased singer Joseph Kobzon. Together with Zakharchenko died his bodyguard, 12 people were injured, including Minister of revenue and fees Alexander Timofeev. The Republic’s authorities believe the incident a terrorist attack prepared by Ukrainian special services. The suspects were detained. After the death of Zakharchenko, the representatives of DND and Lugansk national Republic (LNR) stated several times that, according to them, the Ukrainian army is preparing a massive offensive in the Donbass.
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