BREAKING NEWS: Russian Stock Market Crash After Referendum Announcement Credit: Natanael Ginting/Shutterstock.com
A massive stock market crash is taking place on the Russian stock market following the announcement of several referendums, including in the People’s Republics of Luhansk and Donetsk, as reported on Tuesday, September 20.
Twitter quickly began to flood with reports of the Russian stock market crash after several referendums were announced:
“The Russian stock market started to collapse after referendums were announced.”
“Russian stock market crashed on rumors of general mobilization.”
“Russian stock market broke down.”
The crash of the Russian stock market comes after the Kherson region’s public council asked the head of the region, Volodymyr Saldo, to hold an urgent referendum on Russia’s accession.
The Russian-controlled council of Kherson believes that holding an immediate referendum to join the Russian Federation would secure the territory of the Kherson region and “restore historical justice.”
Kherson Regional Public Council chairman Volodymyr Ovcharenko said the referendum should be held as soon as possible.
The news comes after the public chambers of the Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics (LPR and DPR) proposed an immediate referendum on joining the Russian Federation.
According to the President of the People’s Council of the Republic, Denis Miroshnichenko, a referendum will be held on Tuesday, September 20, from September 23 to 27.
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