Preliminary results: Referendums in 4 Ukrainian regions show strong support for joining Russia

The Russian Electoral Commission announced that the preliminary results of the referendums on the annexation of four Ukrainian regions under full or part Russian control showed a "yes" victory, after the votes of polling stations in Russia were counted, Russian agencies reported Tuesday.

The Russian Electoral Commission confirmed that support came from 97% to 98% of the vote after 20% to 27% of the votes were counted in polling stations in Russia, while the counting of votes began in the Ukrainian-controlled regions, RIA Novosti, TASS and Interfax news agencies reported. Russian.

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