This was announced by their leader Denis Pushylin, according to RIA News.
He read an “appeal of Donetsk National Republic (DNR)” as a result of referendum. “Based on the will of DNR’s people and in order to restore the historical justice we ask Russian Federation to consider the matter of DNR’s becoming a part of Russian Federation”, – stated Pushylin. In the “appeal” it was also mentioned that the separatists will regard the Supreme Soviet, formed by the “government of DNR”, and the Security Council to be the highest government agencies.
On Monday Kremlin press service has announced that “in Moscow the will of people of Lugansk and Donetsk regions is being respected”.
At Putin’s office there has been expressed hope that “the practical realization of referendum results will go in a civilized way, without any violence recurrence, through the dialogue between Kyiv, Donetsk and Lugansk representatives”.
On Monday Igor Girkin from Glavnoye Razvedyvatel’noye Upravleniye (Main Intelligence Directorate), also called Strelkov, has declared himself Supreme Commander and has de facto announced war to Ukraine.
In Europe, USA and Ukraine it has been announced that the separatist surveys don’t have any juridical power and are nothing else than the provocation.