Elias Shaheen

Versions of names: Элиас Шахин, الياس شاهين

Elias Shaheen is a former Member of the People's Assembly of Syria. He served between 2012 - 2016.


Individual Observers at the 2022 pseudo-referendum for the formal annexation of occupied territories of Donetsk to Russia

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In this case, the agency’s interlocutor compared the actions of the Ukrainian authorities with the activities of terrorist organizations in Syria. “They killed anyone who disagreed with them,” he emphasized. “I believe that the Kyiv regime and the terrorists who were in Syria have the same ideology.” [Translated from Russian]

Corresponding elections

From 23 to 27 September 2022, the Russian forces organised a sham election process - pseudo-referendum as a pretext for the formal annexation of the regions of occupied Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson by Russia. The annexation of the four regions was announced on 30 September 2022.