Up to 10% of occupied town in Mykolaiv Oblast may turn up for sham referendum, says governor

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Snihurivka in Mykolaiv Oblast
Snihurivka in Mykolaiv Oblast

"Let's put it this way – about 8-10% said that they would come,” Kim said.

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“It remains to be seen what they will say. So out of 2,000 people, 160 will turn up and the ‘referendum’ will happen, but it won't look good.”

Kim added that the situation in the town today remains satisfactory.

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According to him, about 12,000 people lived in Snihurivka before the full-scale war, and about 2,000 residents remain.

In April, the Defense Intelligence reported that a "referendum" was being prepared in Snihurivka to vote for a “mayor” and administrative accessionto Russian-occupied Crimea.

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