Status: 09/29/2022 12:48 PM
Russian President Putin wants to make official the merger of four regions of Ukraine tomorrow. The agreements are to be signed in a ceremony in the Kremlin. After this Putin will give a speech.
On Friday, Russia will formally complete the merger of four Russian-controlled regions into Ukraine. Agreements on the accession of these regions to the Russian Federation are to be signed at a ceremony in the Kremlin with President Vladimir Putin in the afternoon, as announced by Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov. Putin will give a “broad speech” at the ceremony.
the west does not recognize the consequences
According to local separatists, the overwhelming majority of the fake referendum was in favor of the merger. Ukraine and the West do not recognize the vote.
The multi-day “referendum” in the eastern Ukrainian regions of Luhansk and Donetsk and the southern Ukrainian regions of Zaporizhia and Cherson ended on Tuesday. On Wednesday, separatist leaders there formally asked Putin for a merger.
“The announcement of the Kremlin’s announcement is no surprise,” said Vasily Golod, WDR currently in Kyiv.
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Preparations for the ceremony in Moscow
separatist masters As reported by Russian news agencies, already arrived in Moscow for the completion of the merger. The ceremony is being prepared in the capital of Russia. Authorities announced the closure of streets in the center, especially around Red Square.
Annexation process begins: Kremlin seeks to sign accession treaties tomorrow
Christina Nagel, ARD Moscow, September 29, 2022 1:22 pm
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