Some of 12,000-15,000 Crimeans has taken part in Ukraine’s parliamentary elections, Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Jemilev announced, DePo reports.
“Those who had to leave Crimea also took part in the elections. A total of 20,000-25,000 people were left Crimea, still some of 12,000-15,000 people had an opportunity to vote”- Jemilev said, criticizing the work of central electoral commission, which, according to him, did not secure all comers to vote.
Those living in Crimea, that was annexed by Russia in March, and in separatist-controlled areas of the regions of Luhansk and Donetsk did not take part in the elections.
Ukrainians have voted in parliamentary elections Oct 26, elections that President Petro Poroshenko had called "historic".
Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Jemilev ran for parliamentary elections from the Bloc of Petro Poroshenko party that collected 23% of the vote, according to exit polls.
For the first time in 96 years, the Communist Party will not be represented in Ukraine's parliament.
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