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UN General Assembly Declares Crimean Vote to Join Russia Invalid

The United Nations General Assembly has overwhelmingly adopted a resolution declaring that the Crimean referendum to join Russia is invalid and refused to recognize Moscow's takeover of the Ukrainian peninsula.Meanwhile, in Washington on Thursday, the House of Representatives and the Senate approved similar $1 billion aid packages for Ukraine.The measures formally impose sanctions against some of Russian President Vladimir Putin's closest advisers for supporting Moscow's...

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