The authorities of the Kherson region expect that residents within a month will set a date for a referendum on the issue of joining Russia. Now there are consultations with the public of the region in this direction.
About this on Thursday, August 4, told TASS Kirill Stremousov, deputy head of the military-civilian administration (CAA) of the Kherson region.
“We are now determining the date, it (the date -” Profile “) will be appointed by the representative body, that is, it has been decided that the people will do it,” Stremousov said, adding that the CAA does not set a date, but only conducts consultative meetings.
The fact that the Kherson region is under the complete control of Russian troops became known in mid-March. The military-civilian administration in the region was formed at the end of April. The authorities of the Kherson region declare their desire to become part of Russia. A referendum on this issue may be held in September.
On the same day with the Kherson region, they want to hold a referendum on the issue of joining Russia in the Zaporozhye region. This variant is called optimal.