Russia is not willing to accept the position of Ukraine and foreign MPs concerning the elections to the State Duma in the annexed Crimea, according to the Press Secretary of the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov, UNIAN reports.
When asked about the Kremlin reaction if the International community does not recognize the elections in the annexed Crimea legal, Peskov said:
“This decision will not play any role, and Moscow will not consider it, because Crimea is the territory of Russia. In this case, we will not accept the decision or take it into account.”
September 8, the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada voted for the regulation №5075 which provides addressing the Parliaments of foreign states, the Parliamentary Assembly and International organizations regarding the elections to the State Duma of the Russian Federation on the territory of the temporarily occupied Crimea.
People's Deputies call on the International community not to recognize the election results in the annexed Crimea.
REFERENCE: September 18, the Russian Federation will hold the elections to the State Duma. Occupants have decided to hold the elections in the annexed Crimea as well, where the four deputies will be elected to the lower chamber of the Russian parliament.