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On The Scene: VOA's Elizabeth Arrott in Simferopol, Crimea

VOA's Elizabeth Arrott is in the regional capital Simferopol and reports on reaction after Crimea's new parliament voted Thursday to join Russia. Pro-Russian supporters gathered at Crimea's parliament as lawmakers inside voted unanimously Thursday to break with Ukraine and join the Russian republic.  Crimeans are to vote on the measure March 16. "This means we have reunited with our motherland which we have been a part of for so long," said local parliament...

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