Russian Citizens Willing to Vote in Presidential Election in Ukraine Received Threats – Foreign Ministry
Sputnik: ‘Why are they doing that? The answer is clear. The Russian citizens, who wanted to vote in Ukraine, see what is happening there. Therefore their choice is clear. Such result of expression of free will was unacceptable for Kiev … That is why the [Ukrainian] regime absolutely brazenly prevented Russian citizens from voting,” Zakharova told reporters.
A few days ago Ukraine said they would block all Russians from voting within their embassies, within the borders of Ukraine. Ukraine said they would post police and keep the Russians out. This was stated on Ukraine news and I watched the process. This is very sad and very illegal…
KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian Interior Ministry will not allow Russian citizens in Ukraine to vote in Russia’s presidential election after Moscow decided that the vote would also be held in Crimea……on the day of the vote, only Russian diplomats would be allowed to enter the embassy in Kiev and Russia’s consulates in the major Ukrainian cities of Kharkiv, Odessa and Lviv.