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The authorities of Zaporozhye supported the permanent deployment of the RF Armed Forces in the region

To ensure the security of the Zaporozhye region, military bases of the RF Armed Forces should be located here on a permanent basis. This was stated on July 24 by Vladimir Rogov, a member of the main council of the administration of the Zaporozhye region (VGA).

“Permanent deployment of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in the Zaporozhye region will become a guarantor of the region’s security from attempts of external aggression and terror by Ukrainian nationalists. We want our region to have permanent military bases.”, – RIA Novosti quotes him as saying.

Rogov added that it would be possible to raise the issue of deploying permanent military units after the referendum and the region’s entry into Russia.

“Russia does not withdraw from its territory and does not withdraw its troops, so we are sure that this will also be the case with the Zaporozhye Territory, which seeks to become a region within the Russian Federation”, – concluded the representative of the VGA.

On the territory of the Zaporozhye region, attacks by the Ukrainian military continue. So, on the eve of the head of the military-civilian administration (CAA) of the region Yevgeny Balitsky said that the Armed Forces of Ukraine had attacked pumping stations in the Rozovsky district of the Zaporozhye region. Previously, the filter unit of the second lift was destroyed, the pipe leading to the engine room was damaged, the engine room, garages were damaged, he said.

On July 22, it became known about the shelling of the liberated territory of the Zaporozhye region from the MLRS and heavy artillery by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The strength and frequency of the explosions indicate that the militants of the Armed Forces of Ukraine shelled the liberated territories of the Zaporozhye region from the MLRS and heavy artillery.

Meanwhile, as Balitsky said, the region has already signed a decree on an election commission to hold a referendum on joining the Russian Federation. In the fall, at the initiative of the inhabitants of the Zaporozhye region, a referendum will be held on the issue of the region joining the Russian Federation, preparatory work is underway in several areas, he specified.

Earlier, on July 13, a member of the main council of the regional administration said that the Zaporizhia region can only receive security guarantees as a subject of the Russian Federation, so a referendum on accession will be held, despite Kyiv’s attempts to prevent this.

Part of the Zaporozhye region of Ukraine was liberated by Russian troops during a special operation to protect the Donbass, launched on February 24. The decision was made against the background of the aggravation of the situation in the region as a result of shelling by the Ukrainian military.

For more up-to-date videos and details about the situation in Donbass, watch the Izvestia TV channel.

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