Head of Luhansk Oblast Council Viktor Tikhonov informed Interfax that the purpose of People’s Deputies and deputies of all levels who gethered in Siverskodonetsk (a city in the East of Ukraine) is to establish a Union of Regions.
`The issue of an autonomy is not under discussion for the time being` – stressed Tykhonov in his speech at the Congress on Sunday, November 28.
He added that the congress is being conducted within the framework of Ukraine’s Constitution and Laws, and the issue of the autonomy will be arised only in case if the `illigitimate president` comes to power.

Source: Interfax