Donetsk, Feb 13 – DAN. Almost 100, 000 residents have signed the petition to the Russian, US and German leaders asking them to make Ukrainian leadership stop the Donbass genocide, the Republic’s parliament press service told Donetsk News Agency on Monday.
“The signature collection campaign is ongoing; as of the evening of 13 February, 99,099 DPR residents signed the petition,” the press service said.
Earlier reports said all DPR lawmakers joined the action urging the population to follow suit and engaging in outreach across the republic.
On 31 January, DPR and LPR People’s Councils chairmen Denis Pushilin and Vladimir Degtyarenko brought forward a joint petition to Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel asking them to make Ukrainian leadership stop the Donbass genocide. The campaign to collect signatures in support of the document began in the republic on the same day.*jk