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DONETSK, November 14. /TASS/. The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic government’s press service on Friday released a list of deputies elected to the People’s Council.
The Donetsk Republic public movement took 68 seats. The Free Donbass movement is represented by 32 deputies. Among them are the republic’s head, Alexander Zakharchenko, former first vice-premier Andrey Purgin and the republic’s envoy at the Contact Group talks, Denis Pushilin.
The elections in the DPR were held on November 2. The republic’s premier won the election with 75.6% of the vote (765,000 voters). The Free Donbass movement got 306,892 votes.
The election list of the Donetsk Republic movement was topped by Zakharchenko, Purgin and Pushilin. The political goal of the movement is to include the establishment of an independent Donetsk People’s Republic that will maintain good-neighborly and mutually beneficial relations with all peoples and states on the basis of equality, friendship, cooperation, particularly with Russia and the Eurasian Union.