Ukraine goes to referendum
Separatist governments in Ukraine, Donetsk, Luhansk and Kherson regions announced that a referendum will be held between 23-27 September to join Russia.
eparatist governments in Ukraine are going to a referendum to join Russia. In the statement made by the so-called people’s councils of both administrations of the country in Donbas, it was stated that a referendum will be held from September 23 to September 27 for both regions to join the Russian Federation.
- The so-called administration in the Kherson region in Ukraine, which is under the control of the Russian army, also announced that a referendum would be held on September 23-27 for the region to join Russia. In the Zaporozhye region, the so-called administration announced that a referendum could be held in the near future for the region to join Russia.
Kherson also goes to referendum
“From the very beginning of the special military operation and before that, we said that the peoples should decide their fate, and the current situation confirms that these peoples want to be the masters of their own destinies,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told the Rossiya state channel.
According to the Reuters news agency, a referendum will be held in Kherson between September 23-27 to join Russia.
Putin recognized Donetsk and Luhansk
In 2014, Russia illegally annexed Crimea with the events in the square in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. After this, the separatists declared governments in the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic and Luhansk People’s Republic in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, where the Russian ethnic population is in the majority.