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Crimeans OK Ukraine exit, Russia union

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Just two weeks after Russian troops seized their peninsula, Crimeans voted Sunday to leave Ukraine and join Russia, overwhelmingly approving a referendum that sought to reunite the strategically important Black Sea region with the country it was part of for more than two centuries.

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  • Headline: Crimeans OK Ukraine exit, Russia union
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 03/17/2014
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