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Pro-Russians Hold 'Independence' Votes in E. Ukraine

Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine held referendums Sunday on "independence," but the Ukrainian government in Kyiv called the voting a "criminal farce." Voters in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, about 15 percent of the Ukrainian population, cast ballots on whether they approved of independence. But it was unclear whether that meant more autonomy within Ukraine, creation of an independent state or possibly an attempt by the Russian-speaking regions to join...

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