The head of the DND said about the intention of the breakaway Republic to become part of Russia. This is stated in a statement posted on its official website, reports the Russian Dialogue.

According to Pushilin, the challenge now is to integrate into the Russian space. He said that ideally, the DNR wants the rights of the Federal district to formally join the Russian Federation.

Pushilin also made it clear that the decree of Vladimir Putin on the simplified granting of Russian citizenship to residents of Donbass made the mood of the population DNR more optimistic.

Earlier Pushilin promised to do the Day of Russia official holiday in the DNI and stated that local residents feel part of the Russian world.

We will remind, the head of the DNR performed a guitar song about Russia, in which he praised her as his homeland.