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Russian Power Play: Crimea Vote On Joining Russia

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March 06, 2014 AT 11:44 AM
Ukraine lurched toward breakup Thursday when lawmakers in Crimea unanimously declared they wanted to join Russia and would put the decision to voters in 10 days. And Russian lawmakers pushed a bill to facilitate a handover. President Barack Obama condemned the moves and the West answered with the first real sanctions against Russia.