Donetsk, Apr 15 - DAN. Seven medical institutions in the liberated DPR territories have begun the registration procedure in the legal field of the Republic, the press service of the Ministry of Health told DAN.

“Employment in healthcare institutions and payment of wages is possible after re-registration of institutions in the Donetsk People's Republic and issuance of relevant documents. The process of registration of seven healthcare institutions has already begun,” the Ministry said.

The hospitals in question are located in Volnovakha, Volodarskiy and Mangush.

Russia started a special military operation to denazify and demilitarize Ukraine on February 24. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the decision was made after the DPR and LPR Heads addressed him asking for help.

The Russian leader said that Moscow is not planning to occupy Ukrainian territory, the only goal is to protect people who have been continuously shelled and subjected to other forms of genocide by Ukraine for eight years. *ot