The Governor of Sevastopol Sergey meniailo would like to see the city in the lower house of Parliament was represented by the Sevastopol, cosmonaut and hero of Russia Anton Shkaplerov.
SEVASTOPOL, 15 Jan. The Governor of Sevastopol Sergey meniailo believes that the interests of the city to the State Duma of a new convocation shall represent the Russian test cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov.
Duma elections will be held under a mixed system-18 September 2016. Them in Sevastopol and Republic of Crimea will participate for the first time.
“I would like to see our town in the state Duma was represented by the Sevastopol, cosmonaut and hero of Russia Anton Shkaplerov,” said meniailo in an interview.
Crimea and Sevastopol became part of Russia following the results of the March referendum in 2014. Reunification with Russia was supported by 96,77% of Crimeans and 95.6% of Sevastopol. Ukrainian authorities and Western countries have refused to accept the will of the people and has imposed sanctions in the region.
Full text of the interview with the Governor of Sevastopol, visit the website ria.ru at 16:00 GMT.
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