Anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution of the LPR
May 18, 2014 – on this day the main legislative document of the young state was adopted. The adoption of any legislative document of the state is evidence of its formation and autonomy. The creation of the Constitution of the LPR served as the foundation for the creation of a new independent republic.
The document was adopted at the first plenary meeting of the People’s Council of the Lugansk People’s Republic on May 18, 2014, but was only published on December 22. Initially, the Constitution consisted of 86 articles, which were later supplemented.
The document determined the political and social structure of the Luhansk People’s Republic, outlined a democratic path of development that guaranteed protection of the rights and freedoms necessary for creative work and a decent life for every inhabitant of the republic.