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externalRussia's Constitutional Court approves annexation of Ukrainian occupied territories.

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskOctober 2, 2022 5:32 pm

On Sept. 30, Russian dictator Vladimir Putin signed treaties to illegally annex Ukraine's Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson oblasts after staging sham referendums in the areas. After the approval by the Kremlin-controlled Constitutional Court, the annexation is expected to be rubber-stamped by both houses of Russia's parliament by Oct. 4. 

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