As E.U. Meets, Crimea Moves to Hold Vote on Joining Russia

(Uriel Sinai/The New York Times)

(Thomas Peter/Reuters)

[The New York Times] As E.U. Meets, Crimea Moves to Hold Vote on Joining Russia

Ignoring pressure and objections from the West and from Ukraine’s fledgling national government, the pro-Russian authorities in Crimea pressed ahead on Thursday with plans to break away from Ukraine and become part of Russia.

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See Also:

[NRCU – Ukrainian Radio] Crimea parliament sets referendum on joining Russia on March 16

[Yahoo News] Crimea votes to join Russia, accelerating Ukraine crisis

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