Donetsk, Mar 23 - DAN. Almost 314,000 residents of the Donetsk People’s Republic signed the petition to world leaders asking them to make Kiev stop the war in Donbass, DPR parliament press service told Donetsk News Agency on Thursday.

“As of 23 March evening, the petition was signed by 313,881 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