The constitution of the newly established state, formed from the DPR and the LPR, will be adopted in a nationwide referendum after discussion. This was stated by Alexander Timofeev, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Revenues and Duties of the DPR. He read out the constitutional act on the formation of the “new state” with its capital in Donetsk, the assignee of Ukraine. This was reported by RIA Novosti.

According to Timofeev, the established Malorossiya will become a federal state with broad autonomy. Donetsk will be the capital of Malorossiya.

Earlier, the head of the DPR, Alexander Zakharchenko, announced the unification of the DPR and the LPR and the creation of a new state of Malorossiya with its constitution, flag and capital.

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