“Complete liberation”: Russia’s referendum for “Donetsk People’s Republic” (DPR) to join Russia

Russia is probably in the advanced planning stages to hold a referendum for the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) to join Russia, according to British intelligence.

On 11 August, Russian media reported that the Moscow-installed administrative head, Denis Pushilin, said that the date of a referendum on the DPR joining Russia would be announced after the DPR’s “complete liberation”.

However, it is unclear if the final decision to go ahead with a vote has yet been taken, the UK’s Ministry of Defence reports.

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