The Verkhovna Rada adopted in the second reading the law on the reintegration of Donbass. Voted for the document 280 against 36, 33 abstained. Now the law must be signed by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. After that, the head of state will have the right to use the armed forces in the East of the Republic to protect its sovereignty, without declaring the war. In the text of the document the territory of the breakaway DNR and LC are called the occupation administrations of Russia, and Russia itself – as a country-aggressor and occupier. The Minsk agreement in the document are not mentioned.
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