Simferopol, Russia (Sputnik) – Authorities in the Kherson region have called on the Kyiv authorities to stop shelling the area so that the local population can build a peaceful life and exercise their right to self-determination. The administration of the Kherson region said.
“Ukrainian nationalists continue to strike in the Kherson region, destroying infrastructure and trying to establish a peaceful life. We should put a stop to that and let them exercise their powers,” said Stremsov.
He added that citizens of the Kherson region are already preparing to vote in a referendum to become part of Russia.
“The Kyiv regime is aware of this and that is why it is overwhelmed with anguish. Ukrainian nationalists will never set foot on our land again,” the official said.
Large parts of Ukraine’s Kherson and Zaporizhia regions are now occupied as a result of a special operation launched on February 24 after the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics appealed to Russia for help amid intensifying attacks by Ukrainian forces. , controlled by the Russian army. Local administrations have already formed in two regions and have announced plans to hold a referendum for accession to Russia.
https://sputniknews.com/20220814/khersons-authorities-calling-on-kiev-to-stop-shelling-region-1099567659.html Kherson authorities urge Kyiv to stop shelling the area