About 93% of Crimeans in referendum voted to join Russia – exit poll

About 93% of Crimeans in referendum voted to join Russia – exit poll

About 93 percent of voters in the Crimean referendum have answered “€˜yes” to the autonomous republic joining Russia and only 7 percent of the vote participants want the region to remain part of Ukraine, according to first exit polls. A crucial referendum on either becoming an integral part of Russia or staying within Ukraine on conditions of wide autonomy has kicked off in the Republic of Crimea despite international condemnation and pressure from Kiev.

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