After seven months of war, Vladimir Putin moves on. Always go forward. Like unscrupulous villains who set goals for themselves, warp reality, and betray principles to achieve their goals.
Indeed during these seven months The Kremlin suffered a defeat on the battle field.he must Reorganize your troopsDecree issued mobilize 300,000 reservistsface Sanctions from the international community…but Putin is true to his role, stands his ground and cannot appear weak in front of his people, his political leaders and his Praetorian Guard. That’s why he sticks to his goal, a “special operation” to conquer Ukraine. He will not give up. He can’t.That’s why he goes back again and again nuclear threat.
In the Russian Federation, he has found a different voice: hundreds of people MP who dared to sign a statement against himThose ones thousands Thousands of young people who take to the streets because they don’t want to see themselves on the front lines trying to leave the country When they see that they will be drafted into the army and the army will not consist of only professional soldiers.
This dissatisfaction, the setbacks on the battlefield, and the gradual and constant repercussions sanction They are weakening Putin.That’s why it’s important for him to announce this to the world the vast majority Participants in the illegal referendum voted for annexation.
Kyiv condemned the result, but the Russian president may formalize it in the next few days. Friday, according to British intelligence.
“The result of the referendum is clear. Its legality does not raise any doubts. Millions of residents of the Donbass and the occupied territories made their choice,” he said on Tuesday. Andre Turchakgeneral secretary of the Kremlin party United Russia, who oversaw the vote in Donbass.
public electionextended by five days for security reasons, passed without a ceasefireso fighting continues between Ukrainian troops, Russian troops and their allied separatist militias.
Ukraine sees no legal merit in the “parody” of elections in Donetsk and Luhansk in eastern regions and Kherson and Zaporozhye in southern regions, and has warned that citizens involved in organizing referendums will be charged with treason, according to reports Eph.
Western powersThose who have declared that they do not recognize the result, Threats to the Kremlin New round of sanctionslike the 2014 annexation of Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula.
According to the results of the first round of voting, More than 98% of voters support the establishment of a company From the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics to the Russian Federation, the results are reminiscent of votes in the former Soviet Union or North Korea.
“like in the distant 2014 We have taken to the streets to show our solidarity. Without knowing the end result, I believe most people are in favor of entering Russia. ” Leonid Pashnickthe self-proclaimed leader of the Luhansk People’s Republic.
In the Zaporozhye region bathing in the Azov Sea, 92.74% of voters voted for Russia’s annexation after more than 92% of the votes. In Kherson, which borders Crimea, more than 86 percent voted in favor after 75 percent of the votes were counted.
also vote on Russian soilwhere ballot boxes were set up so that refugees (or deportees, according to Kyiv) could exercise their right to vote.
“You have to understand that Under no circumstances will Western countries recognize the results of these consultationswhether or not we are here and monitoring their condition (…),” he said. Maxim GrigorievChairman of the Voting Control Coordination Committee of the Russian Public Chamber of Commerce.
Separatists stress voter turnout exceeded all expectations, despite Kyiv’s condemnation Intimidation of residents of the arearigging the census and persecuting those loyal to the central government.
In the case of the Donetsk region, Ukrainians living in the part controlled by the Ukrainian army, ie 45% of the territory, did not vote. The same happened in a small area of Kherson and about a third of Zaporozhye.
Moscow and pro-Russian figures accuse Kyiv of trying to sabotage referendum This forced a delay in the count and the closure of some schools in Luhansk as dozens of shells were fired into the occupied territories.
As soon as the vote closed, the separatist leaders were willing to travel to Moscow to meet Putin and begin the legal process of “merger.”
Kremlin spokesman, Dimitri Peskov firmly believes the process ‘will be fast’because both the representative and executive powers are “ready”.
The British Ministry of Defence reported on Tuesday that Putin may complete annexation this FridayBut the President of the Senate, Valentina Matvienkosuggesting that Moscow is in no hurry.
“I believe that from tomorrow to the day after tomorrow, in the next few days, the results of the referendum will be ready. We are ready and at the moment I don’t think there is a need for a special meeting. The planned meeting is on October 4,” he said. claim.
In any case, he added, “we will respect the wishes of the residents of Donetsk and Luhansk and the people’s republics of the Zaporozhye and Kherson regions. If their wishes are part of Russia, we will support them.”
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitro Kuleba assures that separatist referendum ‘will not have any impact on Kyiv’s military objectives’
in the case of Crimeathe referendum was held on March 16, 2014, and Two days later, Putin announced annexation, the agreement was formalized on March 21 at a solemn ceremony between the Kremlin and the leaders of the peninsula and the port of Sevastopol. After a controversial referendum, Crimea officially declared independence; Kherson and Zaporozhye separatists saw no need for a proclamation.
about, Separatist referendum ‘will not have any impact’, Ukrainian foreign minister Dmitro Kuleba assures“Among the military objectives in Kyiv, will continue his evacuation national territory.
Seven months later, Putin’s revolt continues. What remains to be seen is when and how it ends. Holding a consultation is another step in trying to complete your “special operation”.
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