(ANSA) - ROME, SEPTEMBER 23 - The first polling stations for the annexation of the territories occupied in Ukraine to Russia have been opened in Kamchatka, in the Russian Far East.
This was announced by the Tax, stating that in this area there are numerous displaced persons from the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Lugansk and the regions of Kherson and Zaporozhye, in Ukraine.
"Four polling stations have been opened in temporary shelters for displaced people and will remain open until 27 September," the Kamchatka Election Commission said.
On September 27, polling stations will open in the nearby Chukotka region, where around 160 displaced people are located.
About 60 of these - according to Tass - would have declared their intention to obtain Russian citizenship.