"Dear Russian citizens, I congratulate you on the occasion of the reunification day of the Donetsk and Lugansk republics, and the Zaporozhye and Kherson regions with Russia," the Russian president said, adding: "A year ago, on September 30, truly pivotal, historical and fateful events took place - agreements were signed to join four new regions of Russia as federal entities. Millions of residents of the Donbass and the Zaporozhye and Kherson provinces made their decision - to be with their homeland.According to the Russian president: "But nothing and no one is able to break the will of millions of people, their will in truth and historical justice."