The inhabitants of the Crimea gave the medals in honor of the election

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Photo: Viktor Korotayev / Kommersant

Voted in the elections of the President of Russia in the Crimea presented a commemorative medal and given certificates. Reports radio station “Moscow speaking”.

“In order to attract or promote today’s elections at the polling stations voted to hand out all the medals with the inscription “Sevastopol” and issue certificates to the participants of the referendum in 2014″, — reports the correspondent of radio.

The document States that the citizen — the participant of the referendum of 2014. Medals and certificates are issued only to those who have already voted.

This year on the Peninsula launched the first in the history of the Crimea the Russian presidential election. In the elections of the Crimea accredited more than 40 international observers from 20 countries, including from Israel, Spain, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Cyprus, Norway, Denmark, Ukraine. On the evening of March 17 in Simferopol arrived the French delegation.

In the presidential election involved eight candidates: Sergei Baburin (party “Russian national Union”), Pavel Grudinin (KPRF), Vladimir Zhirinovsky (LDPR), Vladimir Putin (self), Ksenia Sobchak (“Civil initiative”), Maxim suraykin (“Communists of Russia”), Boris Titov (Batch growth), Grigory Yavlinsky (Yabloko).

Crimea became part of Russia in March 2014 following a referendum. Kiev does not recognize the results of the plebiscite and considers part of its occupied territory. In Moscow, noted that the accession of the region conform to the norms of international law. Ukrainian authorities are also regularly accused Russia of involvement in the conflict in the Donbass. Moscow rejects these claims, citing a lack of evidence.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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