Donetsk, May 26 — DAN. The all-Russian political party «United Russia» will assign lawmakers and senators to harmonize the legal system of the Donbass Republic with Russian laws, said United Russia General Council Secretary Andrey Turchak at the forum on «Entrepreneurship in New Economic Reality» on Thursday, as he took part in the discussion of economic integration with Donbass and liberated areas.

«United Russia will assign State Duma deputies and senators to each Donbass area; they will address harmonization of legal systems, ” „United Russsia“ press service quoted Turchak as saying. „We have to decide even as we speak on how we will revive the economy, launch enterprises and trade and have entrepreneurial activity come back.“

Earlier, the Duma Council decided to set up lawmakers’ liaison groups with the Donbass Republics’ parliaments.  The DPR said that the decision had launched a new stage in the development of the region.

On February 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the decision and signed the decrees on the recognition of the independence of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republic amid the mounting aggression from Ukraine. Russia also signed friendship, cooperation and mutual assistance treaties with the Donbass Republics. The countries’ parliaments ratified the treaties.*jk