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With 82% of ballots counted in DPR, over 99% residents support accession to Russia

0.68% of voters opposed

DONETSK, September 28. /TASS/. The election commission of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) has counted over 82% ballots cast during the referendum on accession to Russia, with more than 99% of DPR residents supporting the move, the local election chief told reporters on Tuesday.

"We have processed 82% of ballots; 99.06% of citizens voted in favor and 0.68% - against," DPR Election Commission Chair Vladimir Vysotsky said.