MOSCOW, September 30 – Novosti. Russian President Vladimir Putin began his speech in the Kremlin at the ceremony of signing agreements on the entry of new territories into the Russian Federation.
The ceremony takes place in the Georgievsky Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace. Senators and deputies are invited to it.
Press Secretary of the head of state Dmitry Peskov previously reported that “there will be a voluminous speech by President Putin at this event.”
He also noted that on the sidelines of this ceremony, Putin will meet with the heads of the liberated territories.
Referendums on the question of joining Russia were held from 23 to 27 September in the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics , as well as in the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions . 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%.
The public addressed the regional authorities with the initiative to immediately hold referendums. According to representatives of the republics and regions, joining Russia will secure their territories and restore historical justice. In their opinion, this decision is extremely necessary in the context of constant acts of terror by the Ukrainian authorities and NATO members , who supply weapons to kill civilians. Putin stated on September 21 that Russia would support the decision to be made by the residents of Donbass , Zaporozhye and Kherson regions.
September 30, 15:17Residents of the DPR follow Putin’s speech