Donetsk, Apr 7 – DAN. Over 10 thousand people came to a rally in central Donetsk to commemorate DPR Proclamation Day.

DPR People's Council chairman Denis Pushilin and participants of Donetsk regional state administration seizure greeted the gathering.

On April 6, 2014 protesters in Donetsk seized the building of Donetsk regional state administration, the next day deputies established the Supreme Council. Creation of the DPR was proclaimed, and decision to hold a referendum on DPR self-determination was announced. The referendum took place on May 11, 2014 with 75 percent of Donetsk region population participating. An overwhelming majority voted for DPR sovereignty. *ot