Illegal referendum in the occupied territories of Ukraine 27 September 2022

Sham referendum on the entry of the DPR, LPR, and the occupied parts of the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions into the Russian Federation from September 23 to 27, 2022

Events
18.08.2023
15:51
The Main Intelligence Directorate is calling on citizens in the temporarily occupied territories to provide information about Russian pseudo-elections scheduled for September. Namely, information about collaborators, the so-called deputies and representatives of the occupation administrations, as well as evidence of fraud and illegitimacy of holding fake elections
11.11.2022
16:35
Officially: Kherson is under the control of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The Ukrainian army entered the main square of Kherson and hoisted a flag on the building of the Regional State Administration
13.10.2022
10:16
The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution condemning the holding of illegal "referendums" and Russia's annexation of the territory of four regions of Ukraine. 143 out of 193 participants voted in favor of the resolution, 35 countries abstained, 5 against (Russia, Belarus, North Korea, Nicaragua, Syria)
06.10.2022
20:53
The Verkhovna Rada called on the UN, EU and NATO not to recognize "referenda" in the occupied territories of Ukraine and to define Russia as a terrorist state. Appropriate resolution adopted
03.10.2022
14:43
The State Duma of the Russian Federation ratified "the agreements on the inclusion of the DPR, LPR, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions into the Russian Federation." The vote in the Federation Council of the Russian Federation on this issue will be held tomorrow
30.09.2022
16:41
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier: Germany will never recognize the results of "referendums" in the territories occupied by Russia and will continue to support Ukraine
30.09.2022
15:29
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the annexation of the occupied territories of Ukraine. He signed an agreement on the so-called "acceptance of the Donetsk People's Republic, the Luhansk People's Republic, the Zaporozhye Region and the Kherson Region" into Russia.
30.09.2022
12:54
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg today, September 30, will hold an unscheduled emergency press conference. It will start at 19:00 Kyiv time. Recall that NATO does not recognize the results of the "referenda" held by the Russian Federation in the occupied territories of Ukraine
30.09.2022
12:39
President Volodymyr Zelensky today, September 30, convenes an urgent meeting of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine (NSDC), which is expected to make "fundamental decisions" in response to the holding of pseudo-referendums and the annexation of Ukrainian territories by the Russian Federation
30.09.2022
12:36
Today, September 30, 2022 at 15:00, in Moscow, in the Georgievsky Hall of the Kremlin, the signing ceremony of the so-called "treaties" on the annexation of Ukrainian territories, where pseudo-referendums were held, will be held. Then Russian President Vladimir Putin will address the Russians
30.09.2022
10:34
Putin signed a decree on the "recognition of independence" of the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions. This is a new step towards annexing them on Friday, September 30th. "Independence" of the "DPR" and "LPR", which Russia also recognized by the Russian Federation back in February
29.09.2022
21:46
The UN said that they do not consider it possible to accept the results of the so-called "referendums" held by the Russian Federation in the occupied territories of Ukraine
29.09.2022
12:43
According to Russian media, preparations are underway in Moscow for a rally supporting "referendums" and the annexation of Ukrainian territories, which is scheduled for September 30. Putin is expected to take part in it. Probably tomorrow he will announce the acceptance of the occupied territories into the Russian Federation
28.09.2022
14:58
State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin convenes an extraordinary meeting of the State Duma for October 3. It is planned to consider the so-called "legislative decisions" based on the results of pseudo-referendums in the occupied territories of Ukraine.
28.09.2022
11:50
RIA Novosti: Pushilin received the final protocol of the "referendum" and said that he was leaving for Moscow to complete the legal procedures for the "DNR" to join the Russian Federation. He also said that as part of Russia, the self-proclaimed republic will move to a new phase of warfare.
27.09.2022
22:53
The results of "referendums" in the occupied territories from Russian pseudo-election commissions have arrived after "counting 100% of the protocols": "For" joining the Russian Federation: Kherson region - 87.05%, Zaporozhye region - 93.11%, "LPR" - 98.42 %, "DPR" - 94.75%
27.09.2022
22:44
Volodymyr Zelenskyy spoke at a meeting of the UN Security Council: The so-called "referendums" do not change anything. And after the annexation of part of the territories of Ukraine, he has nothing to talk about with Putin at all
27.09.2022
22:41
"Referendums" in occupied Ukrainian territories cannot be considered valid - UN First Deputy Secretary General Amina J. Mohammed
27.09.2022
20:22
RosSMI publishes the results of "referendums" at polling stations in Russia: "For" joining the Russian Federation voted: Kherson region - 96.75%, Zaporozhye region - 97.81%, "LPR" - 97.93%, "DNR" - 98, 69%
27.09.2022
17:41
RosSMI: Speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko said that she "sees no need to hold an unscheduled meeting of the Federation Council in connection with the" referenda ". "Senators are ready to support the results of the "referenda" and may consider the issue at a scheduled meeting on October 4"
27.09.2022
17:05
RIA Novosti: The first figures from the "referenda" at the "polling stations" in Russia. "For" entry into the Russian Federation: Zaporozhye region - 98.19% (data from 18% of the vote), "DPR" - 97.91% (14% of the vote), "LPR" - 97.82% (13% of the vote), Kherson region - 96.97% (14% of votes)
27.09.2022
10:53
Vedomosti: After the "referendums" in the Russian Federation, a new federal district - the Crimean one - can be created. It will include the peninsula itself, the "LDNR", and other occupied territories of Ukraine after February 24. Dmitry Rogozin, former CEO of Roskosmos, may head the new district
27.09.2022
10:13
The turnout in the first 4 days of "voting in the referendum" according to pseudo-electoral commissions: "DPR" - 86.89%, "LPR" - 83.61%, Zaporozhye region - 66.43%, in Kherson region 63.58%. Today - the final day of "voting" will be held at the "sites"
25.09.2022
17:50
Serbia, according to international law, will not recognize the results of a fake "referendum" in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine - Serbian Foreign Minister Nikolai Selakovich
24.09.2022
19:50
TASS: "The next day after the completion of the" referenda "on September 28, bills on the annexation of the occupied territories of Ukraine to Russia will be submitted to the State Duma. Already on September 29, they can be considered and voted on." The annexation of Ukrainian territories may occur as early as the end of September
24.09.2022
17:21
SBU: Everyone who organizes Russian pseudo-referenda on our land will be punished! To make this happen as quickly as possible - send any information to the SBU chat bot t.me/stop_russian_war_bot
24.09.2022
09:56
General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine: Due to the low percentage of visits to "polling stations", employees of "election commissions", accompanied by armed Russian servicemen, force them to vote in fake "referendums" at gunpoint and continue to rob the Ukrainian population
23.09.2022
20:59
"Voting" on the first day of the pseudo-referendum is over. Pseudo-electoral commissions publish preliminary turnout: "DNR" - 23.64%, "LNR" - 21.97%, Zaporozhye region - 20.52%, Kherson region - 15.31%
23.09.2022
15:27
The "authorities" of the Zaporozhye region announced their intention to "declare independence" within the boundaries of the occupied territories after the "referendum" and then become part of Russia in this form - representative of the "authorities" appointed by the Russian Federation Vladimir Rogov. Recall that earlier Rogov made completely different statements.
23.09.2022
15:25
Transition of Zaporizhia and Kherson regions to "Russian legal field" in case of a "positive result" in the "referendum" may take place within a year - head of the international committee of the State Duma Leonid Slutsky
23.09.2022
15:23
Putin's press secretary Dmitry Peskov: "If a positive decision is made at the "referendums" in the occupied Ukrainian territories, the actions of the parliament and the president of Russia will follow. Documents will be signed, everything will be prompt"
23.09.2022
13:13
KIIS: Before Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the vast majority of residents of eight regions of the South and East of Ukraine were against joining Russia. Less than 22% were in favor (in Kherson region - only 11%, in Zaporozhye - 12%, in Donetsk - 19%, in Lugansk - 22%)
23.09.2022
13:03
The Ministry of Reintegration of Ukraine: Criminal prosecution and court await all those involved in the holding of fake "referendums" in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine. The names of the traitors are known to law enforcement officers
23.09.2022
11:37
The Russian Central Committee of the Russian Federation released the results of its polls in the occupied territories. "For joining the Russian Federation": DPR, LPR 97% each, Zaporozhye region - 87%, Kherson region - 89%. Turnout: DPR, LPR 87% each, Zaporozhye Oblast - 80%, Kherson Oblast - 69%
23.09.2022
11:17
Mykhailo Podolyak: "Today there is no legal action called "referendum" in the occupied territories. There are only: 1. Propaganda show for z-mobilization. 2. Territory of Ukraine demanding immediate liberation"
23.09.2022
11:02
In the occupied Melitopol, Zaporozhye region, a loud explosion was heard in the morning. This happened on the first day of the pseudo-referendum of the Russians. The terror of the invaders is growing. People are afraid to leave the house - says the mayor of Melitopol Ivan Fedorov
23.09.2022
10:52
From September 23 to September 26, "voting" in the referendum will take place at home and in courtyards by traveling groups. As stated - "for security purposes." On the last day, September 27, "polling stations" will open. Preliminary "results" are going to be announced on September 27-28
23.09.2022
10:45
Today at 8 am in the occupied territories of Ukraine began "referenda" for joining Russia. "Voting" will go on for five days - from 23 to 27 September
22.09.2022
17:38
CEC of Ukraine: We urge Ukrainians not to take part in pseudo-referendums either as organizers or as voters. These shows have nothing to do with the referendum: neither with the law, nor with international standards, nor with the procedure, and, therefore, without legal consequences.
22.09.2022
15:42
RIA Novosti: Cities in the Zaporozhye region for the duration of the "referendum" will be taken under special control for entry and exit, said its "head". The "election committee" reported that the first results of the referendum in the region will be published on September 28
22.09.2022
10:35
Statement by the EU Foreign Ministers: The European Union will introduce new sanctions against the leadership of Russia and people involved in organizing referendums in the DPR, LPR, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions. New sanctions will be both personal and sectoral
21.09.2022
21:07
OPORA: "Referendums" are a surprise for collaborators. In all their statements up to September 19, they insisted that the dates of the "referendums" were unknown and they should be held only after the Russian Federation seized the entire territory of the occupied regions. Yesterday the situation changed dramatically
21.09.2022
19:59
US President Joe Biden at a UN meeting: "Russia is recruiting even more soldiers and is trying to organize a fake referendum - this is a direct violation of the UN charter. The whole world should see these crimes. No one threatened Russia and no one except her was looking for this conflict"
21.09.2022
16:50
The Rada supported the appeal to the UN, foreign states and parliaments of the world about the inadmissibility of holding "referendums" organized by Russia on the territory of Ukraine. This initiative was supported by 277 people's deputies
21.09.2022
16:39
Electoral Committee of Kherson region: 750,000 people will vote at the referendum in Kherson region. The bulletin will contain only one question in Ukrainian and Russian. The results of the "referendum" will be announced within 5 days after the vote
21.09.2022
12:47
After the "referendums" and the introduction of part of the Ukrainian territories into Russia, "there can be no talk of negotiations with Ukraine" - Leonid Slutsky, member of the negotiating group with Ukraine and head of the Russian State Duma Committee on International Affairs
21.09.2022
11:56
Voting at polling stations in the "LPR" at the "referendum on joining the Russian Federation" will take place only on September 27, and from September 23 to 26, voting will take place only in the adjacent territories - "LPR CEC"
21.09.2022
11:52
Collaborator Kirill Stremousov: Two settlements of the Nikolaev region under the control of the Russian Federation - the city of Snegirevka and the village of Aleksandrovka are included in the Kherson region. This will allow residents of these settlements to participate in the "referendum"
21.09.2022
11:17
Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Kosachev: "After the referendums, protecting people in this region will not be our right, but our duty. An attack on people and territories will be an attack on Russia. With all the consequences"
21.09.2022
09:16
Putin supported the holding of "referendums" in Kherson, Zaporozhye, Donetsk and Luhansk regions and instructed to ensure their security. He also stated that these are "historical lands of Novorossiya." And the decision to join Russia "we will support"
21.09.2022
08:03
No fictitious referenda will change the position of Europe in relation to Ukraine and its territorial integrity. It also won't change the fact that it was Russia that invaded sovereign Ukraine - MEP Roberta Metzola
20.09.2022
20:57
Pentagon spokesman Pat Ryder: Statements by the leaders of the "LPR" and "DPR" about holding "referendums" on joining the Russian Federation distract attention after the successful counter-offensive of Ukraine and are a simple information operation
20.09.2022
20:34
Turkey will never accept the so-called "referenda" that Russia will hold in eastern Ukraine. This was stated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in New York, on the sidelines of the session of the UN General Assembly
20.09.2022
20:29
RosSMI: Schoolchildren on the territory of the "LPR" are exempted from classes for the period of the "referendum" from September 22 to 28, and September 27 is declared a day off for everyone. Probably other occupied regions will do the same
20.09.2022
20:02
NATO will consider illegitimate the "referenda" being prepared in the territories of Ukraine on joining the Russian Federation. International community must condemn this egregious violation of international law and step up support for Ukraine - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg
20.09.2022
20:00
White House: The US will never recognize "referendums" that are being prepared in Russian-controlled Ukrainian territories. We consider this an insult to the principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity
20.09.2022
18:39
The US Department of Justice asked the US Congress to legalize the transfer of frozen Russian assets to Ukraine in response to the announcement of pseudo-referendums. At least $300 billion of Russian assets blocked in the US
20.09.2022
18:35
Germany does not recognize referendums on the entry of Ukrainian territories into Russia. It is clear that these bogus referendums are unacceptable - German Chancellor Olaf Scholz
20.09.2022
18:32
Head of the State Duma Control Committee Oleg Morozov: The State Duma of the Russian Federation may consider the issue of "accepting new territories in the Russian Federation" immediately after the "referenda" as a matter of urgency
20.09.2022
18:20
RosSMI: The question of secession from Ukraine, the formation of an "independent state" and its entry into the Russian Federation will be put up for a "referendum" in the Zaporozhye region
20.09.2022
18:16
Deputy head of the Central Election Commission of Russia Nikolai Bulaev: The Central Election Commission organizes polling stations for "referenda" of the DPR, LPR, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions in Russia. Russian observers to be present at "referendums" in the regions themselves
20.09.2022
18:06
"Referendums" on the entry of the occupied territories of the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions into Russia, as well as in the "LPR" are scheduled for September 23-27
20.09.2022
15:44
"Head of the DPR" Denis Pushilin turned to Vladimir Putin with a request to consider "the issue of the DPR joining Russia in the event of a positive decision of the inhabitants in a referendum"
20.09.2022
15:31
The leader of the DPR Denis Pushilin said that the "referendum" on the entry of the "DPR" into the Russian Federation will be held from September 23 to 27
20.09.2022
15:23
"First Deputy Head of the People's Council of the LPR" Khoroshilov: "The referendum on reunification with Russia will be held this week from September 23 to 27"
20.09.2022
14:20
"Head of the LPR" Leonid Pasechnik signed "the law on a referendum on the issue of joining Russia as a subject of the Federation." The document is scheduled to be published today, September 20
20.09.2022
14:15
Head of the Office of the President Andriy Yermak: "Naive blackmail with threats and horror stories of referendums, mobilizations from those who know how to fight only with children and civilians. This is how the fear of defeat looks. The enemy is afraid. Ukraine will solve the Russian issue. The threat can only be eliminated by force"
20.09.2022
14:10
State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin: "If the residents of Donbass say in a direct expression of their will that they want to be part of Russia, we will support them. Now the choice is theirs. They must understand that we expect them to freely express their will"
20.09.2022
14:06
The so-called movement "We are together with Russia" appealed to the Russian-appointed "head" of the Zaporozhye region with a request to "immediately" hold a "referendum"
20.09.2022
11:52
The so-called "public council of the Kherson region" appealed to the "head of the region" Vladimir Saldo with the initiative to immediately hold a "referendum" on recognizing the region as a subject of the Russian Federation
20.09.2022
11:28
"Ambassador of the LPR in the Russian Federation" Rodion Miroshnik: "The process of preparation for referendums in the republics of Donbass has been launched, the mechanisms and the procedure itself are being worked out. It is too early to talk about the date of the referendum on joining the Russian Federation for reasons of security of its preparation and holding"
20.09.2022
11:24
Deputy Head of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev: "After the referendums and the admission of new territories to Russia, the geopolitical transformation in the world will become irreversible. Encroachment on the territory of Russia in this case will allow using all the forces of self-defense"
19.09.2022
23:18
"Head of the DPR" Denis Pushilin discussed with the "head of the LPR" Leonid Pasechnik the appeals of the "public chambers of the DPR and LPR" and the need to synchronize further actions regarding the holding of "referendums"
19.09.2022
22:45
The head of the Lugansk OVA Sergey Gaidai: According to the results of the fake referendum, the "LPR" will want to join the Russian Federation. Further, our de-occupation of the Lugansk region, from the point of view of the Russian Federation, will be a “direct attack on Russia”, and this will allow us to declare war and conduct a general mobilization
19.09.2022
22:37
The "Public Chamber of the DPR" appealed to Pushilin with a call to immediately hold a "referendum" on joining the Russian Federation. Earlier, a similar initiative was made by the "public chamber of the LPR", as well as the "authorities" appointed by the Russians in the Kherson region
19.09.2022
21:52
State Duma deputy, coordinator for inter-parliamentary relations with the "People's Council of the LPR" Viktor Vodolatsky: "I think the referendum will take place in the near future. It will be autumn, but not late. The electoral system of the "LPR" is 100% ready for the "referendum"
19.09.2022
21:46
Mikhail Podolyak, adviser to the head of the President's Office: "Ru-propagandists are in love with "referendums" as a panacea. I have bad news for them. There is a global consensus and international law. It is clear: Donetsk, Lugansk, Crimea are Ukraine"
19.09.2022
21:43
The "Public Chamber of the LPR" appealed to the "head of the republic" Leonid Pasechnik with the initiative to immediately hold a referendum on recognizing it as a subject of the Russian Federation - RIA Novosti
17.09.2022
19:41
The head of the Luhansk OVA Sergei Gaidai: The date of the pseudo-referendum in the LPR remains uncertain. They said that they were ready to hold it even on December 31st. Now they say that the date cannot be determined because of the events at the front, which do not allow holding a "referendum" fully and safely
12.09.2022
11:02
"Referendum" in the occupied parts of the Zaporozhye region will be held "as soon as we are finally ready in terms of security for the inhabitants of the Zaporozhye region" - the" head "appointed by the occupiers" Evgeny Balitsky
12.09.2022
10:32
Meduza, citing sources close to the Kremlin: The Russian government suspended the process of organizing "referendums" on the annexation of the occupied territories - due to the successful Ukrainian counter-offensive
07.09.2022
18:45
Gauleiter of Kherson Stremousov reacted to the new date of the pseudo-referendum: "Andrey Anatolyevich Turchak and I are in solidarity. We will prepare for a specific date. Everyone thought that the referendum would take place in September, but they did not name a specific date. We will focus on November 4"
07.09.2022
18:32
Secretary of the United Russia General Council Andrei Turchak also confirmed the intention to hold "referendums" on November 4: "It is correct to hold them on November 4, on National Unity Day. This is a historical date that unites us all"
07.09.2022
15:49
Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation from United Russia Viktor Vodolatsky called a new possible date for the so-called "referendum" in the Donbass and in the occupied regions of Ukraine - this is "National Unity Day, November 4"
06.09.2022
20:57
Secretary of the General Council of "United Russia" Andriy Turchak: "Referenda" in the occupied territories of Ukraine will be held before the end of the year
06.09.2022
12:59
Chairman of the Kherson Regional Council Yuri Sobolevsky: Another postponement of the show "referendum" in Kherson is associated with the active actions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the total lack of support from the population, fear of the risks of losing territories after the pseudo-referendum
04.09.2022
14:46
95% for Ukraine: The Russian occupiers have launched an internet poll on the occupied territories of the Kharkiv region regarding the region's accession to the Russian Federation. However, it seems that the results did not live up to their expectations, so the site was shut down
04.09.2022
14:35
White House spokesman John Kirby: "We're seeing signs that Russia is still going to hold quasi-referenda as early as this month. It's their way of getting some sort of political legitimacy in the military successes they've either achieved or want to achieve."
03.09.2022
22:42
Vice Prime Minister Irina Vereshchuk: For our citizens who will take part in pseudo-referendums, this is an article of the Criminal Code. Therefore, I urge everyone who can to evacuate, and if it so happened that people are forced to stay, do not participate in any "referendums"
31.08.2022
21:03
Documents obtained by The Insider indicate that the Kremlin has already made a decision on the annexation of all occupied Ukrainian territories to Russia, and everything should be ready for a “referendum” in September, although a specific date has not yet been approved.
31.08.2022
16:53
Deputy Chairman of the Kherson Regional Council Yury Sobolevsky: Moscow's demands to the Kherson occupation authorities to continue preparations for holding a "referendum" cause the latter to become discouraged, turning into panic - there is no support from the population, they cannot form commissions, and then there is the Armed Forces of Ukraine
30.08.2022
17:32
RosSMI: A petition to hold a "nationwide referendum" on the territory of Volchansk and Veliky Burluk, Kharkiv region, was signed by 477 residents. The "Military Administration" decided to support the petition and set the date for the referendum to be held at 10:00 on Thursday, October 20, 2022
30.08.2022
17:24
The head of the Kherson Regional Council Oleksandr Samoylenko: "Analyzing the events that are taking place today, at least in the Kherson region, in the city of Kherson, I can say with almost 100% certainty that there will be no "referendum" on September 11"
29.08.2022
10:52
Mykhailo Podolyak, adviser to the head of the President’s Office: “The aggressor country wanted to capture Kyiv in three days, and Donbass by May 9, then at least until September. None of these plans worked. Neither will attempts to annex Ukrainian territories through pseudo-referenda "
29.08.2022
09:46
On August 29, in the occupied Volchansk, Kharkiv region, the collection of signatures began for a petition to hold a general "referendum" in the city and part of the district in October this year. This was reported in the so-called "provisional administration of the Volchansky district."
29.08.2022
09:31
Mayor of Melitopol Ivan Fedorov: "The invaders do not want to hold a pseudo-referendum on September 11 in the Zaporozhye region, but want to hold it as part of a sociological survey from September 11 to 17, and then sum up and falsify the results"
28.08.2022
17:38
Collaborator Volodymyr Rogov: The readiness of polling stations for holding a "referendum" in the Zaporozhye region ranges from 95% to 98%. Repair work is already being completed on the territory of the polling stations, and the security of the "voting" has been ensured.
27.08.2022
17:02
Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev: Russia can join the "LPR" and "DPR" only if the "republics" themselves hold the appropriate "referenda". Let's see their result.
27.08.2022
12:44
Institute for the Study of War (ISW): Russian occupation authorities are unlikely to successfully hold sham referendums on the annexation of the captured territory of Ukraine to the Russian Federation on September 11 due to ongoing friction in the occupation administrations and ongoing guerrilla attacks
26.08.2022
18:07
Representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense Vadym Skibitsky: Russian invaders have completed 90% of preparations for pseudo-referendums in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine. Voting dates may vary. With a high degree of probability, this will happen on September 11
25.08.2022
13:13
"Referendums" in the DPR, LPR and other occupied territories of Ukraine, most likely, will not be combined with a single voting day in the Russian Federation on September 11, since "the Russian Federation did not occupy the entire territory of the DPR," Vedomosti reports, citing 5 sources close to the Putin administration
24.08.2022
21:50
White House spokesman John Kirby: The White House has information that Russia may hold pseudo-referendums in the occupied territories of Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions within the next few days
22.08.2022
15:14
Deputy of the Kherson Regional Council Serhiy Khlan: Recently, the occupiers have begun to keep silent about the date of the pseudo-referendum, because they failed to prepare for it thanks to the people of Kherson, who are destroying the plans of the occupiers. Now the invaders want to hold a "referendum" together with the Donetsk region
18.08.2022
18:22
According to Meduza sources, Putin's administration is already working on postponing the "referendum" to the winter. The Kremlin hopes that by December-January, Russian troops will still be able to capture the Donetsk region - and not lose control over the already occupied territories
13.08.2022
17:57
Senior White House official: Our intelligence sees confirmation that Russia is planning an accession referendum in Kherson, Zaporozhye and the so-called LDNR. The US does not recognize such a referendum. We will respond quickly and firmly
12.08.2022
21:53
Info Sapiens poll among residents of the occupied territories: 82% of respondents will not go to the "referendum" organized by the Russian Federation. Only 9% are going to vote in such a pseudo-referendum. Only 6.8% of respondents are in favor of joining their region to the Russian Federation
11.08.2022
11:38
Institute for the Study of War (ISW): Kremlin's Change of Plans Shows Occupation Forces Likely to Change Date of Annexation Referendums in Occupied Ukraine
10.08.2022
20:54
A "referendum" on the entry of the LPR into the Russian Federation is possible only after reaching the borders of the Donetsk region. This statement was made by the "head of the LPR" Leonid Pasechnik, Russian media reported. Looks like there won't be a "referendum" in September
10.08.2022
12:00
Major General Dmitry Marchenko: The FSB officers are discussing among themselves that in Kherson they are not succeeding in the scenario that was used in Crimea with the "referendum" and the "Russian world." They are already preparing for some other events. Kherson residents are very pro-Ukrainian and resist
09.08.2022
20:51
Mayor of Melitopol Ivan Fedorov: Collaborators at gunpoint conducted a "poll" among Melitopol residents. To their surprise, less than 10% of the people remaining in the city support the aggressor Russia. The rest openly say "No"
08.08.2022
15:30
Gauleiter of the occupied part of the Zaporozhye region Yevgeny Balitsky signed an order to hold a "referendum" on the "reunification of the region with Russia." The document was signed within the framework of the forum "We are together with Russia", which is taking place in the occupied Melitopol - RIA Novosti
08.08.2022
14:34
Mikhail Podolyak, adviser to the head of the President's Office: Every step Russia takes towards pseudo-referendums in the occupied territories should cause an increase in the supply of weapons from the West. The Kremlin is checking whether the West can "swallow" the occupation of Ukrainian territories
08.08.2022
14:20
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Russia is not going to hold "referendums" in the occupied territories of Zaporozhye and Kherson region, but the local population. At the same time, from the point of view of the Kremlin, there are no prerequisites for negotiations with Ukraine.
08.08.2022
10:19
The occupiers in the Zaporozhye region keep plans to hold "referendums" in September on joining the Russian Federation. The exact date is not yet known, but "will be publicly announced in the near future," said collaborator Vladimir Rogov.
07.08.2022
22:10
Volodymyr Zelensky: "We will not give up anything of ours, and if the occupiers follow the path of these pseudo-referendums, then for themselves they will close any possibility of negotiations with Ukraine and the free world, which the Russian side will definitely need at some point"
06.08.2022
19:57
Mayor of Melitopol Ivan Fedorov: "The occupiers want to hold a referendum for 7 days. They want to hold it with the help of elders who will go from house to house and interrogate residents, but accompanied by machine gunners and a police officer or the FSB"
06.08.2022
18:55
The invaders continue to prepare for holding a pseudo-referendum in the occupied territory of the Kherson region. According to the regional administration, they are now facing problems with a shortage of personnel in the formation of "election commissions" - the press service of the Kherson Regional State Administration
05.08.2022
10:53
The occupiers want to hold pseudo-referendums in the occupied territories in a mixed format - in person and online, "to ensure the safety of participants and give residents who left these regions the opportunity to vote." This was stated by Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation from the Crimea Mikhail Sheremet
04.08.2022
13:46
Igor Zhovkva, deputy head of the Presidential Office: The invaders will not have time to hold their pseudo-referenda before Ukraine liberates its territories. They constantly postpone the dates of their "referendums" - before it was about September 11, then reports began that pseudo-referendums would be held later
04.08.2022
12:39
The date of the "referendum" on the issue of joining the occupied Kherson region to Russia will be determined within a month - appointed by the Russian Federation "deputy head of the military-civilian administration" of the region Kirill Stremousov
23.07.2022
18:13
The Russian-controlled authorities of the Zaporozhye region issued a decree on the creation of an election commission to hold a referendum on the region's accession to Russia, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the "head of administration" Yevgeny Balitsky
22.07.2022
16:38
The separatist agency LuganskInformCenter reports that work has begun in the LPR on the formation of the composition of "observers of polling stations." It is noted that a total of 492 plots are planned in the territory controlled by the LPR.
21.07.2022
17:25
Bloomberg: Putin is in a hurry to organize the so-called "referenda" until September 15th. A "referendum" is planned in all the occupied territories and where the Russian Federation manages to gain a foothold by September. First Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration Sergei Kiriyenko will be involved in the preparation
20.07.2022
20:17
The representative of the occupying authorities of the Zaporozhye region Vladimir Rogov: "A referendum on the entry of the Zaporozhye region into the Russian Federation will be held, despite the hostilities."
20.07.2022
11:19
Institute for the Study of War (ISW): The Kremlin will try to illegally annex the occupied territories of Kherson, Zaporozhye, Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine to Russia already on September 11. However, by that time, Russian troops will not be able to capture these regions completely.
19.07.2022
21:15
Mayor of Melitopol Ivan Fedorov: Rashists are accelerating in matters of preparation for the referendum. They block microdistricts for entry and exit, a total census is being carried out, the number of children, real estate and everything else. Soldiers move into all vacant apartments
16.07.2022
15:53
The CEC adopted a resolution stating that the preparation and holding of "referenda" in the temporarily occupied territories is inadmissible, and also called on voters not to take part in the event that such a "referendum" is held by the Russian Federation or with its assistance
15.07.2022
16:53
A "public headquarters" has been created in the "LPR" to support and hold a pseudo-referendum on the entry of the "republic" into the Russian Federation - "adviser to the head of the LPR" Marina Filippova
15.07.2022
16:50
Rogov, a member of the "administration" of the Zaporozhye region, said that a "referendum" on the region's entry into Russia could be held in the fall, presumably in the first half of September
11.07.2022
21:16
In the temporarily occupied territories of the Luhansk and Donetsk regions, an agitation campaign has begun dedicated to the referendum on the entry of the LDNR into the Russian Federation. Polling stations are also being recruited - Eastern Human Rights Group
10.07.2022
21:08
Head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration Sergei Gaidai: The so-called "LPR" wants to hold a referendum so that when we get enough weapons, the occupiers can declare that an attack is already on the lands of Russia and announce mobilization
07.07.2022
16:45
The head of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation Matvienko: "The Federation Council will consider the issue of joining the DPR and LPR to Russia, if the relevant referendums take place. Residents of the liberated Ukrainian regions will themselves decide on the status of these territories, the Russian Federation will respect their will"
05.07.2022
14:58
The Russian edition of Kommersant: "Referendum" on the accession of the "LDNR" to Russia may be held in August. The Kremlin does not want to combine "referendums" with the Single Election Day on September 11, as this may give the events unnecessary significance.
04.07.2022
16:10
The Russians want to hold a "referendum" on the captured parts of the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions on September 11th. At the same time, the Russian Federation has not yet decided exactly what they want to do with the occupied territories - Head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Kirill Budanov
03.07.2022
16:22
British intelligence: Russia is likely to hold a pseudo-referendum for the annexation of the Kherson region. Finding a constitutional solution to the problem of the occupation is their political priority and Russia will be ready to rig the vote to achieve an acceptable result.
24.06.2022
10:54
The occupiers are planning to hold a fake referendum in the temporarily occupied territories, namely in Kherson and Zaporozhye regions on September 11 - the "single voting day" in the Russian Federation. However, the resistance of the resident will prevent this - Center for National Resistance
16.06.2022
15:43
The leader of the "DPR" Denis Pushilin wants to annex the occupied Donetsk region to Russia through a "referendum" after the completion of the so-called "military special operation". He hopes this will happen before the end of 2022.
16.06.2022
12:37
Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Alexei Danilov: the Russian Federation takes off all the masks and puts the Russians in control of those territories that are captured. This once again suggests that they will probably not hold "referendums", but will simply appoint Russians to positions
11.06.2022
12:52
The Russian military decided to make Melitopol the "capital" of the temporarily occupied Zaporozhye region and are preparing to hold a "referendum" there on the region's accession to the Russian Federation - the mayor of Melitopol Ivan Fedorov said on the air of a nationwide information marathon
10.06.2022
11:19
So far, two dates for the referenda are being discussed. The first is “in mid-July, if the situation at the front allows it.” And the second, "more real" one - on September 11, on a single voting day in Russia (the gubernatorial elections will be held on the same day) - the publication "Medusa"
10.06.2022
11:12
The publication "Medusa" citing three sources close to the Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation: "LDNR" and the occupied territories of the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions are planned to be merged into one federal district within Russia. The district should appear after referendums are held in these territories
09.06.2022
16:04
Aleksey Arestovich, adviser to the head of the President’s Office: “I have a question. You, gavriks of the Kremlin, what kind of referendum if the Ukrainian Armed Forces are almost 20 kilometers from Kherson? This is the creation of virtual reality”
09.06.2022
11:15
Mayor of Melitopol Ivan Fedorov: On June 7, a tour of the high leadership of the Russian Federation took place on the territory of Melitopol. After that, they started talking openly about a pseudo-referendum. But today, even at gunpoint, it will not be possible to gather people
09.06.2022
10:15
Kirill Stremousov, appointed by the Russian Federation as "Deputy Head of the Kherson Regional State Administration," said that a "referendum" in which the inhabitants of the region will decide whether to join Russia will be held this year. He also said that the decision on this matter had been made - preparations for the "referendum" had already begun.
08.06.2022
19:15
The head of the Kherson OVA Gennady Laguta: On June 6, a large meeting of collaborators was held in the regional state administration of Kherson with the participation of the deputy head of the presidential administration of the Russian Federation Sergey Kiriyenko. He set the task "by autumn to prepare a referendum on the inclusion of the region into the Russian Federation"
08.06.2022
16:15
Russian-appointed representative of the "administration" of the Zaporozhye region Vladimir Rogov said that preparations are already underway for a "referendum" on the entry of the Zaporozhye region into the Russian Federation. It will take several months, and the "referendum" itself will be held this year.
08.06.2022
12:18
Sergei Kiriyenko, First Deputy Head of the Russian Presidential Administration, visited Russian-controlled Melitopol. After that, Melitopol begins to "prepare for a referendum" - this was reported by the "mayor" of the city Galina Danilchenko
07.06.2022
17:11
The idea of holding a referendum on the accession of the Zaporozhye region to Russia is being discussed, but it is not advisable to do this before the liberation of the capital of the region - said collaborator, the so-called "first deputy head of the military-civil administration of the Zaporozhye region" Artem Sharlay
04.06.2022
13:25
"Deputy head of the military-civilian administration" of the Kherson region Kirill Stremousov: "A referendum is not on the agenda today. After the situation in the region is completely stabilized, we will talk about a plebiscite"
02.06.2022
15:52
Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov: Holding a "referendum" on the entry of Donbass into the Russian Federation in the current conditions is hardly possible, first you need to ensure the security of the "republics"
01.06.2022
17:27
"Referendum" on the entry of the DPR, LPR and Kherson region into Russia can be held simultaneously in July - this was stated by a member of the negotiating group with Ukraine, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party Leonid Slutsky
01.06.2022
14:33
"Referendums" on accession to Russia of Donbass, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions can be held within a year - says "senator of the Federation Council from Crimea" Sergei Tsekov
01.06.2022
13:58
In the Russian party, the authorities declare that the occupied territories of the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions of Ukraine will become part of the Russian Federation. This opinion was expressed by the Secretary of the General Council of "United Russia" Andrey Turchak
29.05.2022
13:15
It is now impossible to hold a "referendum" in the Kherson region due to prolonged hostilities. This will not happen until autumn, Reuters reports, citing collaborator Kirill Stremousov.
26.05.2022
14:32
"DPR" leader Denis Pushilin: The results of the "referendum" on joining the Donetsk and Luhansk regions to the Russian Federation are quite obvious and understandable. But it will be advisable to approach it on a practical plane when we reach the borders of the Donetsk and Lugansk "people's republics"
24.05.2022
10:58
Meduza: According to sources close to the Russian presidential administration, Putin has not abandoned the idea of holding "referendums" on the inclusion of the occupied Donbass and the Kherson region into the Russian Federation. When exactly depends on the situation at the front. The most realistic date is September 11
23.05.2022
10:28
Mayor of Kherson Igor Kolykhaev: I can assume that more substantive discussions about the referendum will begin closer to December 2022. If by that time the Armed Forces of Ukraine do not take decisive steps and actions towards the liberation of the Kherson region, then, indeed, it may be too late
21.05.2022
20:36
Leonid Slutsky, a member of the negotiating delegation, actually confirmed the plans to hold "referendums" in the L/DNR: "There will be "significant events" here in the coming months. The population of the "DNR" and "LNR" will express their position, as earlier in the Crimea and Sevastopol, as they themselves consider how to live on. This is their own position, not Kyiv's."
21.05.2022
10:40
Collaborator Kirill Stremousov: “I won’t tell you that there will be a referendum. We don’t want to be examples of the creation of republics, because in fact we are, I emphasize, the Kherson region and the Kherson region will become part of Russia, as a full-fledged subject of the Russian Federation”
17.05.2022
11:00
Press service of the Zaporizhzhya Regional Military District: The occupiers were instructed to prepare Energodar for a "referendum". The Russians want to create an informational picture, allegedly the residents of the city express their desire to join Russia, but in fact, finally connect the Zaporizhzhya NPP to Rosatom
16.05.2022
16:25
Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Vadim Denisenko: It seems that the Kremlin has decided to postpone the issues of referendums in the occupied territories for several months. They can be held on September 11, but this is a conditional date and, perhaps, symbolic for Russians
15.05.2022
13:16
The mayor of Melitopol, Ivan Fedorov, reports that the Russian invaders are preparing to hold a pseudo-referendum: "The invaders are trying to restore the register of those people who remained in Melitopol today and use it. Apparently, unfortunately, they are preparing for some kind of "referendum"
14.05.2022
12:59
Ukrainian intelligence: A pseudo-referendum in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine, in particular in Kherson, Mariupol and other occupied cities, can be held by the Russian Federation on September 11 - the single voting day in the Russian Federation
14.05.2022
12:24
The occupation authorities of the "DPR" intend to hold a referendum on the entry of the entire Donetsk region into the Russian Federation immediately after its complete occupation. This follows from the statement of Vladislav Berdichsky, who calls himself a "deputy of the people's council"
14.05.2022
12:00
British Ministry of Defense: "If Russia holds a referendum on the inclusion of the Kherson region into the Russian Federation, it will surely fabricate the results in its favor, but the inhabitants of the region will continue to demonstrate their rejection of the Russian occupation"
13.05.2022
16:25
Ombudsman Lyudmila Denisova: "The Russian invaders are preparing to hold a so-called "referendum" on the annexation of Mariupol as part of a self-proclaimed pseudo-state on the territory of ORDLO to the Russian Federation. The occupiers name May 15 as a possible date for the "referendum"
12.05.2022
20:40
EU Mission to OSCE: Any attempts by Russia to hold so-called "referendums" in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine with the aim of declaring new "people's republics" or joining the Russian Federation are illegal and will not be recognized - Ukrinform reports
12.05.2022
20:35
Russian occupiers can hold a "referendum on joining Russia" in the temporarily occupied Mariupol. They strive to do this as soon as possible and will announce it as early as May 15th. It is reported by the adviser to the mayor of Mariupol Petr Andryushchenko
11.05.2022
16:11
Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov said that the future of the Kherson region should be decided by local residents. Thus, he commented on the intention of the collaborators to apply to the President of the Russian Federation with a request to join the region to Russia
11.05.2022
16:00
Kherson collaborator and Gauleiter Kirill Stremousov appointed by the Russian occupiers ruled out holding a pseudo-referendum and creating KhNR. He is going to appeal to Putin with a request to annex the entire Kherson region to Russia
08.05.2022
15:46
Adviser to the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Vadim Denisenko believes that on May 9, Putin can indirectly or directly announce the annexation of Donbass to Russia and the holding of a referendum in the Kherson region - Strana.ua
07.05.2022
15:33
Mikhail Podolyak, adviser to the head of the Presidential Office: The invaders will not be able to hold "referendums" in the occupied territories. None of this will happen, except for one thing - an increase in the number of destroyed invaders. Kherson, Zaporozhye, Donetsk, Luhansk regions - this is Ukraine
04.05.2022
12:42
Deputy Chairman of the Kherson Regional Council Yuriy Sobolevsky: The occupation authorities of the Russian Federation in the Kherson region will not be able to hold a "referendum" on the creation of the "Kherson People's Republic", because they do not have "extras". They have no support either from the population or from local government
03.05.2022
11:19
US Ambassador to OSCE Michael Carpenter: The United States has information about Russia's intentions to hold referendums on the creation of the so-called "Kherson People's Republic", as well as the annexation of temporarily occupied territories in eastern Ukraine to Russia in mid-May
30.04.2022
21:37
Why have collaborators in Kherson been dispersing the fake that they "were not going to hold a referendum" since yesterday? Very simple. They failed to organize this referendum - Chairman of the Kherson organization of the Committee of Voters of Ukraine Dementiy Beliy
29.04.2022
10:11
Volodymyr Zelensky: There can be many Russian pseudo-ferendums. Ukraine will not recognize them anyway. The main thing is that, together with Ukraine, the entire civilized world will not recognize them. It will do nothing but add another layer of complexity to any negotiation.
28.04.2022
16:14
CEC: Elections and referendums are possible only in conditions of free will. Therefore, once again: Russia's attempts to hold a "referendum" in the Kherson region are as empty and insignificant as Russia itself. This drama of absurdity has no legal force
28.04.2022
10:34
Collaborator Kirill Stremousov, appointed by the invaders to the post of deputy chairman of the Kherson region, said that no referendums are planned in the region. According to him, now the main task is "restoration of the region's economy"
28.04.2022
09:55
Mayor of Kherson Igor Kolykhaev: I communicate with the residents of our city and see that there are no signs that there will be a referendum. When they will plan it is hard to say now. What I see: there will be no referendum. I think that they most likely plan to annex the region to the Crimea. It makes no sense to make another quasi-republic. No referendum preparations
27.04.2022
18:53
Meduza sources close to the administration of the President of the Russian Federation said that on May 14 and 15, a "referendum" on joining Russia could be held in the L/DPR. It is assumed that they will join within the "historical" borders of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine. A similar "referendum" can be held in the Kherson region on these dates
25.04.2022
18:45
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrey Rudenko said he "didn't hear anything" about the so-called "referendum" in occupied Kherson
23.04.2022
20:42
Volodymyr Zelensky: "If our people are destroyed in Mariupol, if referendums are announced in new pseudo-republics, Ukraine will withdraw from any negotiation processes"
21.04.2022
15:40
In the Kherson region, the invaders stepped up preparations for the referendum. The date of imitation of the will of the people was postponed to April 27. Trying to speed up the legitimization of the occupying power, as always, they neglect all laws and regulations - Operational Command "South"
20.04.2022
17:22
The head of the Kherson regional military administration, Gennady Laguta: "Unfortunately, there is such talk that the occupiers are preparing something for the first days of May: either a "referendum", or whatever it is called. Whatever it is called, whatever they do, it is would be fake and completely illegal"
19.04.2022
21:52
In the occupied territory of the Kherson region, Russians print ballots, letterheads, brochures, posters and booklets for voting on the creation of a pseudo-republic of KhNR and the recognition of the occupation authorities - the main intelligence department of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine
19.04.2022
12:22
The idea of creating the Kherson People's Republic (KhNR) is supported by only 13.3% of Kherson residents, while 75.8% oppose it. Another 11% of respondents found it difficult to answer - a telephone survey of Kherson residents by Active Group, 600 respondents were surveyed from April 15 to April 17
18.04.2022
17:59
Attempts by the Russian invaders to hold a pseudo-referendum in the Kherson region will fail: Kherson residents do not support the invaders and are actively speaking at rallies for Ukraine. In addition, no country in the world recognizes voting at gunpoint - head of OPORA Olga Aivazovskaya
10.04.2022
10:24
In the city of Nova Kakhovka, the invaders use the capacities of local printing houses to prepare campaign materials (brochures, booklets, posters, forms) for holding a "referendum" on the creation of the so-called "Kherson People's Republic" - General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
01.04.2022
21:12
General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine: "According to available information, the Russian occupiers plan to hold a so-called referendum in Tokmak (Zaporizhzhya region) on April 4. In particular, the occupation administration has already notified the local population about this event."
31.03.2022
10:59
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine: "To control the temporarily occupied territories of southern Ukraine, the enemy is trying to create military-civilian administrations and has begun preparations for a referendum on the creation of a quasi-state entity in the Kherson region"
27.03.2022
12:31
The head of the pseudo-republic "LPR" Leonid Pasechnik said that in the near future a referendum on joining Russia could be held on the territory of the "LPR"
13.03.2022
12:10
CEC regarding the referendum of the occupiers in Kherson: "A referendum on changing the territory of the state can be appointed exclusively by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Holding a referendum during martial law is unacceptable. Therefore, go with your "referendum" after the ship"
13.03.2022
10:09
Verkhovna Rada Speaker Ruslan Stefanchuk: "What is planned to be carried out by the invaders in the Kherson region is not a referendum on its legal nature. Since this, like everything they are trying to do, is a pseudo-, quasi-, ersatz phenomenon that will not correspond to the current legislation, which means it will not entail legal consequences, except for criminal liability for organizers, accomplices and performers"
12.03.2022
22:10
Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba: According to the methodology of 2014, the Russian Federation is desperately trying to hold a fake "referendum" for a "people's republic" in Kherson. The support among the people is zero, because it is a complete fiction. Kherson is and always will be Ukraine
12.03.2022
20:09
Prosecutor's office: On the territory of the Kherson region, the invaders are preparing an illegal referendum and the creation of a pseudo-republic "KhNR". To do this, they are trying to persuade and persuade the deputies of the Kherson Regional Council to cooperate with the occupation forces of the Russian Federation
12.03.2022
16:30
Invaders in Kherson region are calling deputies of the local regional council by phone, offering to cooperate and hold a "referendum" on the creation of the "Kherson People's Republic" - Head of the Kherson Regional Council Serhiy Khlan
08.03.2022
16:10
Zaporozhye Regional Military Administration Distributes Leaflets Mentioning Referendum and Unification of Russia and Ukraine in Occupied Berdyansk
04.03.2022
10:10
SBU: A massive representation of the occupiers is being prepared in Kherson. The exhibition will use prisoners brought from Crimea. They will call for a referendum on the creation of a fake "Kherson People's Republic"
02.03.2022
15:10
Kherson is completely cordoned off by the Russian military - this is reported by the head of the Kherson Regional State Administration Gennady Laguta in Telegram
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