The aggressor country Raska has taken another step towards the annexation of the occupied territories of Ukraine.
War criminal Putin signed decrees recognizing Kherson and Zaporozhye regions as independent territories. The decrees say:
“In accordance with the generally accepted principles and norms of international law, recognizing and confirming the principle of equality and self-determination of peoples, enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, taking into account the will of the people of Kherson (Zaporozhye) region at the referendum held on September 27, 2022, I decide:
Recognize the sovereignty and independence of the Kherson (Zaporozhye) region.