The elections to the Russian State Duma at the Russian diplomatic missions' premises in the territory of Ukraine is possible only after Russia's rejection of the elections in the occupied territories. This is stated by the press service of the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine on Facebook.
Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine expressed its strong protest over the intention to hold elections in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine - Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol.
Such actions of the Russian side are contrary to the fundamental norms and principles of international law and the laws of Ukraine, believes Ukrainian MFA
"Ministry of Foreign Affairs addressed to the Russian side with the requirement not to hold elections in the temporarily occupied territories. We noted in this connection that such elections in the premises of diplomatic and consular missions of Russia are impossible.", - The report says.