Donetsk, Mar 16 – DAN. Almost 300,000 Donetsk People’s Republic residents signed the petition to world leaders asking them to make Kiev stop the war, DPR parliament press service told Donetsk News Agency.

“As of 15 March evening, the petition was signed by 298,639 DPR residents,” the press service said.

On 31 January, DPR and LPR People’s Councils chairmen Denis Pushilin and Vladimir Degtyarenko brought forward a joint petition to Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel asking them to make Ukrainian leadership stop the Donbass genocide. *jk