Elections in DND and LNR was provoked by a criminal case in Ukraine


Photo: Valeriy Melnikov / RIA Novosti

Investigators of Prosecutor’s office Kiev-controlled part of Donetsk region brought criminal case in connection with the organization in the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics (DND and LNR) the elections of heads and deputies of people’s councils. This was reported on the website of the Department.

The criminal case was initiated under article 110 of the Criminal code of Ukraine “Encroachment on territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine”. It provides punishment in the form of imprisonment for the term from ten till fifteen years or lifelong imprisonment with confiscation of property or without it.

The report States that the organization and conduct of elections in the Donbass are “the authorities of the Russian Federation”. According to the Kiev-controlled Donetsk oblast Prosecutor’s office, the election officials violate the principles and norms of international law, as well as trying to “enhance its control over the occupied territories through the legalization of the representatives of the occupation administration”.

Elections of heads of republics and deputies of people’s councils in DND and LNR will take place on November 11.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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