Majority of Voters Pro-Russia in Crimea Referendum

Crimea Referendum

In Crimea residents voted overwhelmingly on Sunday to secede from Ukraine and join Russia. In the city of Simferopol, crowds of pro-Russia citizens poured into the streets to celebrate after a late night announcement of the preliminary results. The head of the referendum committee said, with half the ballots counted, more than 95%of voters had approved joining Russia. CCTV’s Tom Barton reports.


 

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