Russia-Ukraine battle newest updates: Kremlin to carry sham referendums

Moscow-backed separatists and Russian directors are set to start holding staged referendums in 4 Ukrainian territories below Kremlin management from Friday, within the newest salvo of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s plan to formally annex swaths of the nation. The vote, which is not going to be free and honest, represents an escalation of Putin’s invasion. Putin hopes that absorbing the lands will allow him to label makes an attempt by Kyiv to take again its territories as assaults towards Russia itself, analysts stated.