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Crimea asks to join Russia, plans referendum

By Agence France-Presse
Thursday, March 6, 2014 6:37 EDT
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Pro-Moscow authorities in Crimea on Thursday asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to examine a request for their region to join the Russian Federation, which will be put to a referendum on March 16. “The parliament of Crimea has adopted a motion for…



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