Kiev fears Moscow may recognize Donbass independent by year’s turn

Political decisions tend to be made much quicker in Moscow, an expert of the Razumkov Centere, Mikhail Pashkov, said in an interview with the Krayina magazine.

"It can not be ruled out that in the fall of 2017 Russia may hold so-called referendums in the DPR and LPR, and recognize their independence. As in 2008, when Ex-President Dmitry Medvedev recognized the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Putin has an advantage over Western countries – key decisions are made in Russia in a customized and operational manner. In the Kremlin office Number 1. There are neither discussions, nor disputes, nor confrontations," the political scientist said.

DONi News Agency