(Uriel Sinai/The New York Times)
[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.
[NRCU – Ukrainian Radio] Crimea parliament sets referendum on joining Russia on March 16