Rada appoints next elections to local self-govt bodies for Oct 25.

The Verkhovna Rada has scheduled elections for local authorities on Sunday, October 25.

Some 326 MPs voted for corresponding decree No. 3809 at the plenary meeting on Wednesday.

According to the decision, on Sunday, October 25, the next elections of deputies of district councils and rural, township and city mayors will be held.

Elections of deputies of the Supreme Council of Crimea, deputies of local councils and rural, township, city mayors in the temporarily occupied territories of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol, in certain areas, cities, towns and villages of Donetsk and Luhansk regions are neither appointed nor held.

"Due to the impossibility of ensuring the representation of the joint interests of the territorial communities of villages, towns, and cities of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, elections of deputies of Donetsk and Luhansk regional councils are neither appointed nor held," the resolution says.

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