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Crimea votes to leave Ukraine and join Russia - March 17, 2014

Crimea has seen an influx of Russian troops and a full-blown referendum with limited, and critics say, illegitimate options. Already Eastern Ukraine is getting nervous or excited … depending on its view of Vladimir Putin's seemingly expansionist ideas.

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