Occupation authorities call for “referendums” in Ukraine’s Donetsk, Luhansk oblasts on accession to Russia – Russian media

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Russian occupation authorities of occupied parts of Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts want to hold referendums in the so-called “LNR” and “DNR” to become a part of the Russian Federation, Russian propagandist media reports.

So-called “public chambers” of Russian-run Luhansk and Donetsk “people’s republics” addressed heads of occupation administrations, Leonid Pasichnyk and Denys Pushylin, with the initiative to immediately hold a referendum on recognizing “LNR” and “DNR” as subjects of the Russian Federation. They explain this by the fact that “joining Russia will secure the republic, open up new opportunities on the way to return to a peaceful life.”


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