According to Illia Kiva, the deputy head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Donetsk Oblast, the Artemivsk City Council adopted the document on recognition of the Russian Federation as the aggressor country. He announced it on his Facebook page, Joinfo.ua reports.
"The Artemivsk City Council has made a very important decision on the recognition of Russia as the aggressor!!! Glory to Ukraine! Death to enemies! Defense headquarters of Artemivsk will continue to work on Ukrainization of the Donbas!!!" Kiva writes.
It should be recalled that on April 17, at the session meeting, the Stanitsa-Luhansk District Council (Luhansk region) recognized the Russian Federation as the aggressor country, and LPR – as the terrorist organization.
The session was attended by 21 deputies (a quorum of 19 people), two of whom abstained and the rest voted affirmatively. The issue of recognition Russia as the aggressor, and LPR – as the terrorist organization was considered at the end of the session and was accompanied by heated discussions. However, as a result, the deputies took almost unanimous decision.