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Russians begin preparations for annexation of occupied parts of Zaporizhzhia Oblast.

by The Kyiv Independent news desk August 8, 2022 3:17 PM 1 min read
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The Russian-controlled forces in the occupied region have issued a note saying they are set to prepare a sham "referendum." President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Aug. 7 that possible negotiations with Moscow would die if any illegal referendums take place in Russian-occupied territories. Around two-thirds of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast is occupied.

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