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Crimean Parliament Votes to Join Russia

Lawmakers in Crimea have voted in favor of the Ukrainian region becoming part of Russia.Thursday's vote by the Moscow-backed Crimean parliament came as European Union leaders gathered for an emergency summit in Brussels to discuss how to pressure Russia to back down from its military incursion into Crimea. The government of Crimea, a Black Sea peninsula with a majority Russian population, said it is scheduling a referendum for March 16 on whether to join Russia. Interim Ukrainian...

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