Russian State Duma Deputy Andrey Kozenko believes that Russia recognizes illegal elections in the occupied Donbass. He stated this at a press conference in occupied Donetsk, - separatist media report.
"The elections can be regarded as strengthening the movement towards recognition of the statehood of "DNR" and "LNR". The most important recognition is recognition of the Russian Federation", - he said.
According to the deputy, the world community will have to reckon with the fact that Russia openly supports the terrorist "republics" by recognizing the results of the fake "elections" held there.