MOSCOW, Nov. 5 Volunteers of the Night Wolves motorcycle club set off in the DPR and met the Day of National Unity at the forefront, according to the club's website.
"Day of National Unity "Night Wolves" meet at the forefront in the volunteer battalion "Pyatnashka" and congratulate the country on this providential holiday!.. "Night Wolves" congratulations also (President of the Republic of Serbian Bosnia and Herzegovina – Ed.) Milorad Dodik and all our Serbian, Slovak and European friends and wish them unity and steadfastness! May the upcoming celebration of this holiday be a salvation for Russia!", the message says. Volunteer members of the club were previously included in the inter-battalion "Pyatnashka" DPR.
The international detachment “Pyatnashka” is fixed near the city of Avdiivka in the suburbs of Donetsk. Its commander and creator, Akhra Avidzba, participated in the battles for Saur-Mohyla, Ilovaisk, Maryinka, as well as in the Debaltsevo area and at the Donetsk airport.
National Unity Day is celebrated in Russia on November 4th. The holiday was established in 2004 in memory of the events of 1612, when the people's militia led by Minin and Pozharsky liberated Moscow from the Polish invaders. On this day, the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates the memorable day of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God.
Referendums on the entry of the DPR, LPR, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions into Russia were held on September 23-27. According to the results of processing 100% of ballots in the DPR, 99.23% of those who voted for joining the Russian Federation, 98.42% in the LPR, 87.05% in the Kherson region, and 93.11% in the Zaporozhye region. On September 30, Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke in the Kremlin following the results of the referendums, after which he signed agreements with the heads of the DPR, LPR, Kherson and Zaporozhye regions on the admission of regions to Russia. A few days later, the head of state signed federal laws ratifying the admission of these regions to Russia.
On the night of October 3, Milorad Dodik announced his victory in the presidential elections in the Republic of Serbian Bosnia and Herzegovina (RS BiH) and promised to maintain cooperation with Serbia, Russia and Hungary. After the elections, he spoke about the direct interference of EU and US representatives in the will of citizens, on the eve of voting day, the head of the permanent EU delegation to BiH, Johan Sattler, issued a statement in which he called on citizens to vote for changes in order to “stop being in the position of hostages.” US Ambassador Michael Murphy also urged citizens to participate as actively as possible in the expression of will in order to “elect someone else” if the current authorities are not satisfied.