Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday will sign the treaties regarding the annexation to Russia of the Ukrainian regions of Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson, the Kremlin announced on Thursday, according to international news agencies.

The leaders of the four separatist regions controlled by Russia in Ukraine travelled to Moscow on Wednesday evening for the ceremony, after the illegal referendums staged by Russia in Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson.

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