The vote in the referendum for the annexation to Russia of the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Luhansk, as well as the regions of Kherson and Zaporzhzhia, will take place from tomorrow in the polling stations and will continue until 27 “door to door and in the communities for security reasons. “. Tass writes it, on the eve of the vote considered a farce, in regions where fighting is underway, Ukrainian forces are advancing on the territory, part of the population has fled and the other is subjected to Russian military occupation. The referendums will also try to get minors aged 13-17 to vote, including children from orphanages, to increase the number of voters, according to the Ukrainian security services, cited by Ukrainska pravda. “In order to strengthen the control over turnout, minors will have to be accompanied to the polling stations by their parents, guardians or representatives of the so-called orphanages of the temporarily occupied territories”, report the Ukrainian services. of the polling stations that will be set up in Ukraine, adding that it will also be possible to vote in Russia. In the self-proclaimed republic of Donetsk, it says, 1.5 million ballots have been printed, while in the regions of Zaphorzhzhia and Kherson there are respectively 500,000 and 750,000 people on the register of voters. The agency also publishes surveys that predict high attendance, between 72% and 87%. To complete the fiction, we talk about the presence of international observers, without however mentioning numbers or countries of origin. Tass points out that local authorities are taking security measures due to the threat of Ukrainian bombing. And there is talk of policemen who will accompany election officials in door-to-door operations.
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