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externalRussian media: Russian proxies in Donetsk, Luhansk oblasts demand sham ‘referendums’ to join Russia

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September 19, 2022 9:11 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk
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Russian state-controlled media RIA Novosti said on Sept. 19 that the heads of Russian proxies in Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts have called for “immediate” so-called “referendums” to become part of Russia. Sham "referendums" orchestrated by Russian forces have been postponed in Zaporizhzhia and Kharkiv oblasts as of last week.

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