Ukraine’s Donbas to hold Russia annexation vote Sept. 23-27, say pro-Moscow separatists

Moscow-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region say they will hold referenda on becoming part of Russia from September 23 to 27.

The votes will take place in the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk republics that Russian President Vladimir Putin recognized as independent shortly before sending troops to Ukraine in February, according to officials and news agencies.

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