According to Tymchuk, "DPR" representatives held a meeting with Surkov, where he asked the self-proclaimed "authorities" to communicate more with the locals and disseminate information about "Russia's significant contribution to the development of the "republic."

Read alsoTail wagging Kremlin dog"According to his promise, within a year and a half, the "DPR" and "LPR" will be integrated into the Russian Federation as the full-fledged administrative units," Tymchuk said.