Russia will return the Donbass in 2017, a maximum in 2018, said Tuck.
The leaders of the «DNR» and «LNR» Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Carpentry actively feuding with each other for cash flow.
This was told the Deputy Minister on the issues of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons Georgy Tuka in an interview , reports the online edition .
Commenting on the customs and strict access control between the pseudo-republics Tuck said: «It is no secret for us. I have said many times that Lugansk and Donetsk region is not identical to the composition of the population and its mentality. On a much more Pro-Ukrainian than in Donetsk oblast. If to call things by their names, Luhansk oblast has never been the Donbas. It was always Slobozhanschina».
«The contradictions between these bandits Plotnitsky and Zakharchenko — are built on the thirst for enrichment. They lead to confrontation, which manifests itself, in particular, and in trying to install quesiton and enter quasianalogue for transit. They put each other spoke in the wheel», — he said.
The Deputy Minister said that Ukraine should use the animosity between the leaders of the «DNR» and «LNR» during negotiations.
«By the way, even during negotiations between these dogs repeatedly quarrels arise. For example, when it comes to the restoration of the railway tracks. Very funny it turns out, when talking about the possibility to transport cars directly in Lugansk region not through Donetsk, the representatives of the «DNR» stand on its hind legs. They even try their Luhansk «brothers» blackmail,» said Tuck.To the question regarding their impressions of the leadership of «LNR», the Deputy Minister answered: «Primitive single-celled. Not even the robbers. The robbers, rather, in Donetsk, and these some thieving. As Ilf and Petrov…»