Pushilin to focus on anti-corruption fight, integration with Russia, economic development

November 15, 2018 9:42

Donetsk, Nov 15 – DAN. Anti-corruption policy, integration with Russia and economic development will make the key guidelines for Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic, said Denis Pushilin who won the DPR Head election on November 11.

“As I said, I would continue to work on three main tracks: anti-corruption fight, integration with Russia and economic development,” Pushilin said at a press conference on Wednesday.

Economic growth is a key political objective of the DPR government given the tremendous potential of Donbass. “We don’t want to be a subsidised region, Donbass can support itself and lead many steadily developing countries,” he said.

All proposed legislative acts will be subject to anti-corruption expert examination for legal loopholes such as preferences or incentives for certain legal entities, etc,” Pushilin said.

DPR residents elected the new Head of the Republic and the parliament on November 11. The Central Election Commission’s final report said that acting Head of the Republic Denis Pushilin had won with 60.68 percent of votes. The social movements Donetsk Republic and Free Donbass won 74 and 26 seats in the parliament, respectively.*jk