According to, rumors of Putin declining to provide funding to the DPR and LPR have been circulating among Russian officers lately.

Dmitry Tymchuk, Head of the Information Resistance Group, believes that the subject of Putin giving up on the self-proclaimed republics of LPR and DPR is being actively discussed by the terrorists in Donbass. Some of them are even considering laying down arms and accepting an amnesty offered by Kiev.