Donetsk, Feb 13 – DAN. The campaign in support of the petition to the leaders of Russia, US and Germany gives Donbass the opportunity to draw the international community’s attention to Ukrainian aggression in Donbass, a DPR parliamentarian said on Monday.

“We cannot turn a blind eye to civilian casualties and ruined infrastructure today. Under all norms of international legal institutions we must draw the international community’s attention to this problem,” said chairman of the parliament committee on ethics, procedure and management German Kadyrov.

On Monday, the deputy visited the Donetsk National University of Economics and Trade named after M.I. Tugan-Baranovskiy and the Republican Clinical Centre of Neurorehabilitation. He urged teachers and medical staff to support the petition. Earlier, he visited the Donetsk Academy of Management and Civil Service as part of the petition campaign.

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. The campaign to collect signatures in support of the document began on the same day. Latest report said the petition has been signed by 99,000 DPR residents.*jk