The pro-Russians will demand the annexation of the region to Russia


The military-military administration imposed by the Russian forces in the region of Kherson in Ukraine announced that it will ask Russia to include it in the Russian Federationannounced today the British Ministry of Defense.

If Russia holds a referendum in Kherson on joining the Russian Federation, it is almost certain that Moscow will manipulate the results. to show a clear majority in favor of leaving Ukraine, Britain said in a regular update via Twitter.

At the same time, the Russian news agency RIA reported today that the deputy speaker of the lower house of the Russian parliament (Duma) Anna Kuznetsova visited the Russian-occupied Kherson in Ukraine to discuss the social and health needs of the local population.

Sporadically, there have been confirmed reports of high-ranking Russian officials visiting areas where clashes have been raging since February 24, when Russia invaded its neighboring country.

Kuznetsova, Vice President of the Dumadiscussed the provision of food as well as medical or other products needed for children, the RIA added.

«We are here ready to provide assistance of all kindsν », said η Kuznetsova.

The news agency did not specify when the visit took place and Reuters was unable to confirm the news from an independent source.

Kherson is the first area in Ukraine that is likely to be annexed, following Moscow ‘s announcement in April that its forces had taken full control of it. Sporadic anti-Russian protests are taking place in this area.

Kherson, where the city-port of the same name is located, offers part of the land connection between the Crimean peninsula, which was annexed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014.and areas controlled by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.

The Kremlin has announced that it is up to the people living in the region to decide whether they want to join Russia.

Source: ΑΠΕ-ΜΠΕ

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