12:07 GMT +320 November 2019
Listen Live
    Igor Plotnitsky wins Luhansk elections

    LPR Head Inauguration Ceremony Begins in Luhansk

    © Sputnik / Valeriy Melnikov
    Get short URL
    0 54

    The inauguration of the newly-elected head of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) Igor Plotnitsky started in Luhansk.

    MOSCOW, November 4 (RIA Novosti) — The inauguration ceremony of the newly-elected head of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) Igor Plotnitsky started in its capital Luhansk.

    The event brings together the LPR leadership, the republic's parliament members, militias, representatives of public organizations and clergy. There are about 100 guests in total.

    During the ceremony, Plotnitsky is to take an oath on the Bible and on the constitution of the republic.

    Earlier on Tuesday, DPR head Alexander Zakharchenko was inaugurated in Donetsk.

    On November 2, the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics held general and parliamentary elections. Plotnitsky won the election, garnering 63.8 percent of the votes, according to the republic’s Central Election Commission


    DPR, LPR Confirm Obligations on Minsk Agreements, Ready for Dialogue
    DPR, LPR Ready for Coal Supply Agreements with Kiev: Joint Statement
    Number of People’s Republics in Novorossiya Likely to Increase: LPR Head
    LPR Says Luhansk Authorities Always Ready for Dialogue with Kiev
    EU Ambassadors to Discuss Elections in DPR, LPR on Tuesday: Official
    Donbass, inauguration, Luhansk People’s Republic, Igor Plotnitsky, Ukraine
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik