With half the ballots counted, more than 95 percent of voters have approved.
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Crimeans have voted overwhelmingly to break away from Ukraine and join Russia in a referendum today that has alarmed the former Soviet republic and triggered the worst crisis in East-West The Ukraine and U.S. reject the vote as illegitimate. (March 16) (March 16) The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world d on Sunday to break away from Ukraine and join Russia, according to preliminary results of a referendum that the West condemned as illegal. Photo: AP Subscribe to the Tags: crimea, votes, overwhelmingly, join, Crimeans overwhelmingly vote for secession . The Associated Press. Published 4:55 pm CDT, Sunday, March 16, 2014 Just two weeks after Russian troops seized their peninsula, d Sunday to leave Ukraine and join Russia, approving a referendum that sought to unite the strategically