The Parliament of the DPR adopted a memorandum in this regard today.
“We confirm historical connection of state formations the Donetsk-Krivoy-Rog Republic and the Donetsk Peoples’ Republic.
The Donetsk-Krivoy-Rog Republic (DKR) was established on February 12, 1918 at the IV Congress of the Soviets of the Donetsk-Krivoy-Rog Basin on the basis of the concept of economic integration. The founding father of the multinational people’s state was Fedor Sergeyev (Artem). Territories of the former Kharkov and Yekaterinoslav Governorates, the Krivoy Rog Region of the Kherson Governorate, several counties of Tauric Governotrate and the industrial regions of the Don Cossack Host constituted the Republic.
The Donetsk-Krivoy-Rog Republic did not cease to exist officially in spite of German occupation, hostilities and social catastrophes. Its ideas were alive in the hearts and souls of millions of people”.