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Crimea votes to succede from ukraine

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Current Event March 18, 2014

Crimea Votes to Secede from Ukraine


Residents of Crimea, which is a part of Ukraine, voted to secede and join neighboring Russia. In response, citizens in the capital of Ukraine are preparing to use military force to prevent any action by Russia. Citizens are afraid that one day Ukraine will lose more territory to Russia.

Geography Civics/Government

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AIR DATE: 03/17/2014


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