آخر تحديث - 27 سبتمبر 2021
Amid a major reduction in violence, following the agreement reached on 1 September on the resumption of the implementation of Minsk II, the four held a meeting in Normandy on 2 October. At the meeting, it was agreed that the elections in the conflict zone will be held in accordance with Minsk II.  To do this, French President François Hollande said the elections should be postponed to 2016, as it would take three months to prepare for them.  Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared himself ready to use his influence to prevent the DVR and the LPR from holding early elections.  As a result, the DVR and the LPR announced on October 6 that their scheduled elections had been postponed to February 21, 2016.  On October 25, 2015, municipal elections were held in the rest of Ukraine. . . .