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Crimea MPs Set Referendum to Join Russia

Lawmakers in the embattled Ukrainian region of Crimea have voted to join Russia, in a move likely to further escalate tensions over the peninsula. Thursday's vote by the Moscow-backed Crimean parliament comes as European Union leaders are holding an emergency summit in Brussels to discuss how to get Russia to back down from its military incursion into Crimea. U.S. lawmakers are also meeting Thursday to discuss potential economic sanctions against Russia. Russia has denied that it...

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