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Deputy Chairman of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation Nikolai Bulaev declaredthat the CEC is organizing “dozens” of polling stations in Russia to vote in “referendums” of the self-proclaimed DPR, LPR, as well as Zaporozhye and Kherson regions, reports “Interfax“.
In turn, the Ombudsman for Human Rights of the Russian Federation Tatyana Moskalkova suggested equip polling stations in temporary accommodation centers for refugees so that they can also vote in “referendums”.
Denis Pushilin, the head of the self-proclaimed DPR, confirmed the information about voting in Russia.
“We had plans to reach the constitutional boundaries and hold a referendum within these boundaries. However, we had to adjust plans and provide residents with the opportunity to travel to Russia or the territory of the DPR and vote here, ”Interfax quotes Pushilin’s statement.
The head of the self-proclaimed republic also added that the “voting” in the DPR itself would take many days. It will be held outside the polling stations, but in public places, and only one day each, so that “those who are comfortable can come and vote there.”
In addition, Pushilin said that military personnel of the self-proclaimed republic would be able to take part in the “referendum”. “A full-fledged voting among the military personnel will be organized on the line of contact, everyone will be able to take part and cast their vote,” he said.
Holding “referendums” in the self-proclaimed LPR and DPR, as well as in the Zaporozhye and Kherson regions, is scheduled for September 23-27.
Under the control of Ukraine, according to the data available at the time of publication, is a little less than 40% of the Donetsk region.
More about “referenda”
- In the occupied territories of Ukraine on September 23-27, “referendums on joining Russia” will be held. The main thing Meanwhile, in Russia, the concept of “mobilization” is being introduced into the Criminal Code.