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Pro-Russian forces in east Ukraine claim ‘massive’ turnout for self-rule vote

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, May 11, 2014 12:43 EDT
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Rebels claim mass turnout in east Ukraine vote for self-rule (via AFP)

Pro-Russian rebels claimed a massive turnout in a vote they held Sunday to split east Ukraine into two independent republics, though Kiev slammed it as a “farce” amid Western fears it could lead to civil war. Thousands of people queued in front of a…

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