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 4.6 Million Ukrainian Voters Will Not Be Able to Vote at Snap Elections to Parliament

4.6 million Ukrainian voters will not be able to vote at snap elections to the Ukrainian parliament due to Russian aggression and war in the east of Ukraine.

This was announced by Olha Aivazovska, coordinator for Parliamentary election programs "Opora", Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.

Aivazovska said that 100% of those who live in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and city of Sevastopol would not be able to vote, according to data from "Opora". The number reaches 1.8 million citizens.

In the Donetsk region, 49% of voters (1.6 million people) will not vote, and 69% of voters will not come to electoral districts in the Luhansk region, and that is 1.2 million Ukrainian citizens.

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According to voters registry of Sept. 30, 2014, 3.34 million voters were registered in the Donetsk region, and 1.8 million in the Luhansk region. Total number of voters registered in the registry is 36.5 million people.

20,000 Ukrainian citizens living in Crimea and Sevastopol exercised their right to change the voting location, and 31,000 voters did so in the Luhansk and Donetsk regions, Aivazovska said.

Snap elections to the Parliament of Ukraine will take place on Oct. 26.

 
 
 
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