Donetsk, Sep 12 - DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic Head Denis Pushilin said that he would like to see the Republic as a constituent part of the Russian Federation, the head of state’s official website reported.

“We’re facing one task: maximum integration in the Russian space,” Pushilin said at meeting with activists and journalists in Moscow. “Ideally, we would join Russia as a federative district.”

The meeting, attended by political scientists, bloggers, journalists and public figures, addressed the implementation of the Minsk accords, the issue of Russian passports to Donbass residents and the future of the region.*jk