If the result of the referendum is positive and the residents Zaporozhye region will cast their votes for joining the Russian Federation, the authorities of the region will declare its independence. This is a necessary step, and only after it will it be possible to take steps to annex Zaporozhye to Russia. This was announced by a member of the main council of the regional administration, chairman of the movement “We are together with Russia” Vladimir Rogov in conversation with TASS.
The representative of the administration stressed that Zaporizhzhya would have the status of an independent region for some time.
“Yes, conditionally for some time, until Russia accepts us, we will be independent. We don’t change anything, we leave the name Zaporozhye region so that there is no confusion. Everything is done according to federal constitutional law No. composition of the Russian Federation of new subjects – the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol,” Rogov said.