MOSCOW, March 18. /ITAR-TASS/. The Liberal-Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) says it will open its branches in Crimea.
“We have already voiced the order to organize party structures in the territory of Crimea,” the party’s leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky told reporters on Tuesday.
Zhirinovsky said the party had received applications from 16,000 residents of Crimea for entering the party.
LDPR plans to open headquarters in Simferopol, Sevastopol, Yalta and other cities in Crimea, he said.
“LDPR has been protecting interests of those people for 23 years,” he said in conclusion.