MOSCOW, October 2. /TASS/. The State Duma (lower house) will consider the drafts of constitutional laws on accession of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR), and the Kherson and Zaporozhye Regions to Russia, as well as on ratification of respective international treaties, at a plenary meeting on Monday, October 3, Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said in an interview with the host of the "Moscow. Kremlin. Putin" show Pavel Zarubin.
"On Monday we will consider amendments to constitutional law, as well as ratification of international agreements that have been announced, dealing with the development of legal framework, so that each citizen living on the territory of four new entities feels protected, being within the common framework of the law from the viewpoint of both social protection, financial system, and economic space," he said in the program aired on Sunday.
According to Volodin, the integration of Crimea and Sevastopol required "the adoption of around 70 bills."
Earlier on Sunday Russia’s Constitutional Court approved the package of documents on accession of the Donetsk People’s Republic, the Lugansk People’s Republic, the Kherson Region and the Zaporozhye Region to the Russian Federation submitted by Russian President.
From September 23 to September 27, the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and the Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) as well as the Kherson Region and the Zaporozhye Region held a referendum where the majority of voters opted to join Russia. On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and the heads of the DPR and the LPR, the Zaporozhye and Kherson Regions signed treaties on their accession to Russia.