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    In Crimea, Voting Under the Guni
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    Elizabeth Arrott
    March 11, 2014 7:04 PM
    Crimea's regional government is going ahead with plans to hold a referendum on breaking away from Ukraine and joining Russia. But with Russian troops and pro-Russian self-defense forces in control of the peninsula, those in favor of Crimea remaining in Ukraine say it couldn't possibly be fair. VOA’s Elizabeth Arrott has more from Crimea's regional capital, Simferopol.

    In Crimea, Voting Under the Gun

    Elizabeth Arrott

    Published March 11, 2014

    Crimea's regional government is going ahead with plans to hold a referendum on breaking away from Ukraine and joining Russia. But with Russian troops and pro-Russian self-defense forces in control of the peninsula, those in favor of Crimea remaining in Ukraine say it couldn't possibly be fair. VOA’s Elizabeth Arrott has more from Crimea's regional capital, Simferopol.


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