Important Clarification from Zakharchenko: Not Voting to Join Russia


September 1st, 2015
PolitRussia – translated by Soviet Bear

The head of self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic Alexander Zakharchenko denied rumors of plans to hold a referendum on joining Russia.

“There will be no referendum. We will have elections”, — quotes RIA “Novosti” 

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The head of the DPR also said that in case of the need for “any referendum,” he will personally inform the public.

Earlier Monday, it was reported that after the elections in the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics local authorities are planning to hold a referendum on joining Russia. 

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