Kiriyenko spoke about the attitude of residents of Kherson and Zaporozhye to the referendum

First Deputy head of presidential administration Sergey Kiriyenko . Archive photo

Russia will respect any decision of the DNI, LC, Kherson and Zaporizhia in the referendum to join Russia, but the mood of the inhabitants, and the results of sociological research it is clear that an unambiguous decision, said the first Deputy head of presidential administration Sergey Kiriyenko.

“The decision (to join) ahead, you know that the President has repeatedly said that a decision would be taken by the inhabitants of this land. Russia will respect any decision to be taken, but because often go on Donbass and the Kherson, Zaporizhia, I know the mood of the people and see the results of sociology, and understand that the decision on the referendum, which will of course be clear,” said Kiriyenko at Sirius on the “Workshop mentors” for teachers of the LC and the DNI.

He cited recent sociological research, according to him, in the DNI and LC 91-92% of respondents say they will vote for joining Russia.

“On the territory of Kherson and Zaporizhia now it’s about 75-77%, and this percentage increases for each week, so it is clear what the mood of the people”, – said Kiriyenko.