Donetsk, Dec 8 – DAN. The Chairman of DPR People's Council Denis Pushilin has been appointed head of the Russian Center for Donbass and Russia Integration, said his press secretary Viktoria Talakina.

"Denis Pushilin headed the Russian Center for Donbass and Russia Integration which aims at deep integration between Donbass and Russia."

The Russian Center project was showcased in Moscow today at the Russian Federation Council's committee meeting.

"We defined our priorities to shift from separate cases to a unified system of integration with Russia. To fulfill our goals for 2018 we decided to bring all social and cultural integration efforts together by establishing the Russian Center," Pushilin said.

Overall, 723 integration events have been organized in 2017, attracting over 3,200 participants. *ot