- This is a serious strategic decision for Russia. These are security, and trade routes, and the resort sector, and fisheries, Konstantinov emphasized.
According to RIA Novosti, he noted that freight traffic will also be restored there.
Referendums on reunification with Russia were held from 23 to 27 September in the DPR, LPR, and territories controlled by Russian troops in the Kherson and Zaporozhye regions. The voting results have already been published, according to which the vast majority of local residents were in favor of the regions joining Russia.