Today, agreements on the annexation of new territories to Russia will be signed
On Friday, September 30, Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with the heads of the DLR, LLR, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, where held referendums, and will sign agreements on the accession of these territories to the Russian Federation. Afterwards, Vladimir Putin is expected to address the nation in the Georgiev Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace. The event is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. We will stream the ceremony online.
Vladimir Putin . Archive photo of the Kremlin press service.
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16:32 Vladimir Putin also had an emotional moment when he almost burst into tears.
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16:27Footage has emerged showing Ramzan Kadyrov unable to hold back tears during Vladimir Putin's speech.
16:01 Putin and the entire audience stand up and chant: “Russia ! Russia”.
15:59The agreements have been signed. Putin shakes hands with the heads of Russia's new regions. The Russian national anthem is playing.
15:56Putin and the heads of four regions started the ceremony of signing agreements on joining the Russian Federation.
15:55 Putin – For us – truth, for us – Russia! (The whole audience gives a standing ovation.)
15:54Vladimir Putin: A liberation movement against colonial hegemony is developing all over the world. The collapse of Western hegemony is irreversible. This is a battlefield for our people, we must protect our children: grandchildren and great-grandchildren from enslavement. We need the consolidation of the whole company.
15:50Putin – The world has entered a revolutionary period of transformation.
15: 49Putin introduced a new term – “admirers of non-traditional forms of international relations”. Here is the full quote: “They believed that they could build the whole world once more. But as it turned out, such a rosy prospect excites not everyone. Only complete masochists and supporters of other non-traditional forms of international relations.”
15:48 US and NATO military doctrines are based on dominance and lies about alleged “containment,” Putin says.
15:44they basically occupy Germany, Korea and Japan, but talk to them about equality. He also compared the leader of the US vassal states to slaves. “Not even servility, but betrayal of their nations,” Putin said.
15:43 Putin: The Anglo-Saxons organized the Nord Stream explosions. According to Putin, in this way the United States actually “began to destroy the European energy structure.”
15:41Putin: The West uses suppression, exploitation and enslavement instead of democracy, the unipolar world it has built is thoroughly undemocratic, fraudulent and hypocritical.
15:37Putin reminds that the United States they are the only country in the world to have used nuclear weapons twice. And together with Great Britain, without military necessity, they turned German cities into ruins – Dresden, Hamburg.
15:33“The West does not and has never had the right to stutter about democracy,” Putin said. “Western elites remained what they were – colonialist.” Putin also accused the West of racism, recalled Russophobia and the abolition of culture. Putin recalls the plundering of India by the West and the extermination of Indians in America. At the same time, in the 20th century, “it was our country that led the anti-colonial movement.”
15:30 “They don't need Russia, we need it,” Putin said, evaluating the West's actions . According to Putin, the West is eliminating rent as a hegemon, and it is essential for him that all countries surrender their sovereignty to the United States. “Russia will not live by such rules,” Putin says.
15:28Putin talks about the actions of the West, which has “dropped its masks” in Ukraine and wants to destroy Russia. “The West is ready to go beyond everything to save the colonial system,” says Putin.
15:26 Putin: We will defend our country with all the means at our disposal. We will restore destroyed cities, build infrastructure, social security of citizens.
15:25People living in Zaporozhye, Kherson, Luhansk and Donetsk become our citizens forever. We call on the Kyiv regime to immediately end all hostilities. Russia is ready for negotiations with Ukraine.
15:24 Putin speaks of people's determination to “return to their real historical homeland”.
15:23 Putin talks about the national disaster due to the collapse of the USSR, committed by party elites without asking the opinion of ordinary people.
15:21Putin called for honoring the memory of Russian soldiers and officers and militiamen who fell during the special operation. He called them the heroes of Great Russia.
15:19Putin recalls the UN Charter on the right to self-determination. He also says that one should always remember the heroes of the Russian Spring, those who died for the right to speak their native language.
15:18 Putin began his speech and addressed the citizens of Russia, as well as the citizens of Kherson and Zaporozhye regions, LPR and DLR. He says that as a result of the referendums, the people in these regions have made a clear decision. Putin expressed his belief that the parliament will support the creation of four new subjects of the federation in Russia, because this is the will of millions of people.
15:17 Vladimir Putin entered the hall.
< p>15:12 On the stage to the left of the national flag, four flags of the regions of the Russian Federation and the standard of the President of Russia can be seen, which claim to be part of the Russian Federation – Kherson and Zaporozhye Oblasts, LPR and DLR.
15:07 This is what the hall looks like now. Everyone is waiting for Vladimir Putin.
Photo: still from TV broadcast.
15:03 Mikhail Mishustin and Valentina Matvijenko have a lively discussion while waiting for the Russian president.
14:58 Russian television. channels show a packed Georgievsky Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace.
14:44 Deputy Chairman of the Security Council Dmitry Medvedev arrived in the Kremlin for a ceremony in the Kremlin.
14:20The Georgievsky Hall of the Kremlin is now almost full. The invitees are waiting for 3:00 p.m., when the ceremony will begin.
2:10 p.m. In the center of Moscow, people are already gathering for a rally that will be held on Red Square on the occasion of the joining of four new regions to Russia.
14:04Russian President Vladimir Putin informed the State Duma about the DLR proposals. , LPR, Zaporizhia and Kherson Region to accept them as part of the Russian Federation, said the Chairman of the State Duma, Vyacheslav Volodin.
14:00DLR head Denis Pušilin arrived at the ceremonial signing of the contracts, the head of the LPR Leonid Pasechnik, the head of the military-civilian administration of the Kherson region Vladimir Saldo and the head of the administration of the Zaporozhye region Yevgeny Balitsky. accession to the Russian Federation, which will take place with the participation of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Hall of St. George in the Kremlin.
13:46We are informed that important politicians, officials and public figures have already gathered in the Kremlin. There are no government members yet. In the Georgievsky Hall of the Kremlin, where at 15:00 the signing ceremony of the treaties on the entry of new territories into the Russian Federation will begin, while the guests are actively communicating.
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It was previously reported that the head of the DLR Denis Pushilin, the head of the LPR Leonid Pasechnik, the head of the Military-Civil Administration (CAA) of the Zaporozhye Region, Yevgeny Balitsky, and the head of the Kherson Region, Vladimir Saldo, have already arrived in Moscow. On Friday morning, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed decrees recognizing the sovereignty and independence of the Zaporozhye and Kherson regions. Recall that in February Russia recognized the independence of DNR and LNR.
According to the laws of Russia, after signing the agreement on the entry of new territories into the Russian Federation, the Constitutional Court will monitor the compliance of these steps with the Constitution of the Russian Federation. And then the treaties must be ratified in the parliament.
From September 23 to 27, a referendum was held on the accession of the DLR, LPR, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions to Russia. In the DPR, this decision was supported by 99.23% of voters, in the LPR – 98.42%, in the Kherson region – 87.05%, in the Zaporozhye region – 93.11%.
The address of Russian President Vladimir Putin today it will be held in the presence of senators and deputies. At the same time, the Kremlin press service explained that it had nothing to do with the president's message to the Federal Assembly. This will also happen, but later. The date has not yet been set.
A celebratory concert rally is also expected to be held today at the Kremlin walls in support of the annexation of the new territories to Russia.