NOVO-OGAREVO, October 5 – Novosti. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he was pleased with the results of the referendum in the liberated territories – they are more than convincing and transparent and beyond any doubt.
“Frankly speaking, the results of the referendum, which I was told about, not only somewhat pleased me, but also surprised me. After all, people lived in such difficult conditions, and continue to live,” Putin said at a meeting with laureates and finalists of the All-Russian competition “Teacher of the Year”.
The head of state noted that the result of the referendum is beyond doubt.
“The result, of course, is more than convincing, and this result is absolutely transparent and not subject to any doubt,” Putin concluded.
Referendums on the entry of the DPR , LPR , Kherson and Zaporozhye regions into the Russian Federation were held on September 23-27. According to the results of processing 100% of the ballots in the DPR, 99.23% of those who voted for joining the Russian Federation, in the LPR – 98.42%, in the Kherson region – 87.05%, in the Zaporozhye region – 93.11%. On September 30, Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke in the Kremlin following the results of referendums in the DPR, LPR, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, after which he signed agreements with their heads on the admission of regions into Russia.