With half the ballots counted, more than 95 percent of voters have approved.
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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 The Crimean status referendum was a controversial vote on the political status of Crimea held on March 16, 2014 by the legislature of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the local government of Sevastopol (both . The Associated Press. Published 4:55 pm CDT, Sunday, March 16, 2014 Tags: crimeans, overwhelmingly, vote, secession, Crimeans Overwhelmingly Vote for Secession . . Skip navigation Sign in. Search. Loading Close. This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue . Watch SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) — 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 important Black Sea