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Kherson readying vote on joining Russia - local official

The Kherson region authorities are preparing to hold a referendum on joining Russia, local official Kirill Stremousov revealed on Wednesday.

The deputy leader of the local military-civilian administration previously said that a potential vote could be held this year.

The region had started the transition to the Russian ruble from Ukrainian hryvnia in May.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / MS