The head of the Russian party A Just Russia - For Truth and the head of its faction in the State Duma Sergey Mironov appointed his representative in the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions. This was reported on the website of the political force.
In the self-proclaimed so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics, the leader of A Just Russia - For Truth will be represented by Mironov's aide, Alexey Zhigulin.
Zhigulin was instructed to create a representative center of this political force in Donetsk and to organize consultations for citizens living in the occupied Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
The reception of the party's representative in the occupied Donbas will consider such issues as "assistance in obtaining Russian citizenship, realization of social, electoral, constitutional rights and responsibilities of Russian citizens living in the territories of "DPR" and "LPR"; assistance to local residents in joining the party.
As reported, on February 22, the party A Just Russia changed its name and included in its ranks representatives of two other parties: Patriots of Russia and For Truth, which on the same day announced its dissolution and merger with A Just Russia. This political force positions itself as a left-wing political party that supports the ideologies of social democracy, renewed socialism, left-wing nationalism and anti-liberalism.
On March 17, the press service of the Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation announced that residents of the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, who received Russian citizenship, will be able to vote in the elections to the State Duma in autumn 2021.