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September 5, 2022 3:23 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

According to Russian state-controlled news agency TASS, Kirill Stremousov, the leader of Russia's proxies in Kherson Oblast, said that the plan to hold a staged "referendum" on joining Russia is on hold amid Ukraine's ongoing counteroffensive in the south. Ukraine and its Western partners have criticized such plans in Russian-occupied territories as a sham.

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