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KIEV, April 13. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukraine’s acting interim President Alexander Turchinov has promised an amnesty to the anti-Kiev protesters in eastern Ukraine if they turn in arms by 09:00 local time (10:00 Moscow time) on Monday, April 14.
Earlier on Sunday, Turchinov signed a decree (№ 399/2014) on measures of consolidation of Ukrainian citizens and ending civilian confrontation in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.
In his decree, Turchinov promised not to prosecute or launch administrative charges against participants in the mass protest actions in the cities of Donetsk and Lugansk and in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.
Ukraine’s acting president has put several amnesty conditions to protesters in Ukraine’s eastern provinces. “They need to voluntarily turn in arms, ammunition, explosives and explosive devices to state bodies; vacate all buildings seized during the protests in Donetsk and Lugansk and in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions as well as the buildings of state power bodies and local self-government bodies by 09:00 local time (10:00 Moscow time) on April 14.
The aforesaid amnesty provisions, according to the decree, do not apply to persons linked to injuring and murdering Ukrainian citizens, including servicemen and law enforcers.