Ovsyannikov invited EU politicians to ensure free choice of the citizens

© Photo : courtesy of the press service of the government of Sevastopolenergo Governor of Sevastopol Dmitry Ovsyannikov. Archive photoOvsyannikov invited EU politicians to ensure free choice of the citizens© Photo : courtesy of the press service of the government of Sevastopol

The head of the Executive authorities of Sevastopol Dmitry Ovsyannikov, invited the representatives of the European Union in the hero-city to ensure free choice of the citizens as a referendum in 2014 and the election for Governor on Sunday.

Sevastopol on 10 September for the first time by popular vote elected the Governor of the city and held a by-election in legislative Assembly of the city. Crimea held elections to the national Parliament. The EU stated that it did not recognize the elections on the Peninsula as remain steadfast in their support for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine.

«In 2014, more than 95% of Sevastopol voted in a referendum for the return Sevastopol Home, to Russia. Since then, the city lives and develops according to the laws of the Russian Federation, and its inhabitants enjoy all the rights and freedoms that are guaranteed them by the Constitution. The tenth of September 2017 for the first time in 234 years of history of the city of Sevastopol were able to implement the right of their vote to elect the Governor of the city», — told RIA Novosti Ovsyannikov.

In this regard, he said, to ensure the free choice of Sevastopol you can, arriving in the city-hero. «If the European politicians do not have the guts or willpower to recognize the free choice of Sevastopol, let him come to visit. City welcome all who come with good intentions and an open heart. And in some cases are able to politely convince misguided, than the representatives of the various European States are not able to make time to practice,» said Ovsyannikov.

According to the preliminary results, elected Governor of Sevastopol Dmitry Ovsyannikov he’s in the lead with a score of 71,05% of votes after processing of all protocols of precinct election commissions of the city. Turnout in Sevastopol was 34.21 %. The oath of the Governor is to be held in the beginning of next week.

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