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On Wednesday, the UNGA passed a resolution condemning the referendums held in Donetsk, Lugansk, Zaporizhia, and Kherson.
On Thursday, Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the approval by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) of a resolution against Russia was reached by intimidating developing countries.
On Wednesday, the UNGA passed a resolution condemning the referendums held in Donetsk, Lugansk, Zaporizhia, and Kherson, four territories whose annexation to Russia was also rejected.
The resolution was approved with 143 votes in favor and votes against from Russia, Belarus, North Korea, Nicaragua, and Syria. Thirty-five countries abstained from voting, including China, South Africa, India and Cuba.
The UNGA demanded that Russia reverse its actions on the status of the four regions as well as immediately and unconditionally withdraw its troops from Ukraine.