Donetsk, Sep 21 — DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic Central Election Commission has set up 25 territorial commissions, CEC chairman Vladimir Vysotsky told reporters on Wednesday.

“We’ve formed 25 territorial commissions including one abroad, ” Vysotsky said.

On September 23-27, the Donetsk People’s Republic will hold the referendum over joining the Russian Federation. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia would support the residents of Donbass and the Zaporozhye and Kherson regions who will decide on their future at the upcoming referenda.*jk