In the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk, Lugansk, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, the Russian occupiers began “referendums” on joining Russia.
This is reported by Russian media.
“Voting” will go on for 5 days, and will take place both at the polling stations and during the house bypass.
The Russian media is already publishing a video, in which, allegedly, those wishing to take part in the “vote”.
Recall that the day before, the Office of the President of Ukraine called the pseudo-referenda an “asymmetric and insignificant” response to Ukraine’s counteroffensive.
The North Atlantic Council issued a statement condemning plans to hold “referendums” in the occupied territories of Ukraine and promising to continue to support Kyiv.
The head of EU diplomacy, Josep Borrell, said that Russia had chosen the path of confrontation, declaring partial mobilization, supporting the organization of illegal “referendums” in the occupied territories of Ukraine, and again threatening to use weapons of mass destruction.