Self-proclaimed republics in Russian-occupied Donbas boast of high "voter turnout"

Two self-proclaimed republics in Russian-occupied Donbas, eastern Ukraine – the "Donetsk People's Republic" ("DPR") and the "Luhansk People's Republic" ("LPR") – have boasted of high "voter turnout" rates during the local "elections" held on November 11. The international community, in turn, condemned the illegal "local elections" in Donbas.

Ukraine separatists elect leaders in defiance of West

People in Russian-backed separatist controlled areas of eastern Ukraine voted for new leaders on Sunday in polls condemned as illegal by Kiev and Western countries.

Eastern Ukraine votes in 'bogus' election

Regions of eastern Ukraine controlled by Russia-backed separatists have held an local election denounced by the West and Kiev as illegitimate.

The vote counting countinues

The issue of holding illegal elections in the occupied territory of Donbas is put on the agenda of the EU Council of Ministers

Ukrainian president also said that Ukraine had begun consultations on this issue with the permanent members of the UN Security Council in New York.

NATO does not recognize 'elections' in occupied Donbas statement

(MENAFN - UkrinForm) NATO does not recognize the so-called elections that are being held in the temporarily occupied territories of the Donbas on Nove

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Ukraine's MFA : Outcome of sham 'elections' in Russian-occupied Donbas will be null and void

Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) says that the results of the sham "elections" held in Russian-occupied Donbas on November 11 will be null and void. Ukraine says full responsibility for holding the illegal voting lies with Russia.

Poroshenko urges residents of Russian-occupied Donbas not to participate in fake elections

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged Ukrainians living in the temporarily occupied territories of Donbas, namely in the self-proclaimed "Luhansk People's Republic" ("LPR") and "Donetsk People's Republic" ("DPR") not to participate in the so-called "elections" scheduled for Sunday, November 11. Russia makes this step only to elect the next puppets already appointed by them," the head of state said.

Poroshenko urged Ukrainians living in the occupied Donbas not to vote in the fake elections on November 11

The Kremlin-organized election in the occupied Donbas is scheduled for November 11