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Record turnout in Crimea referendum
The Hindu [Chennai, India], by Vladimir Radyuhin

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Posted By:Blackeagle, 3/16/2014 12:53:02 PM

Voter turnout in Crimea’s referendum on reuniting with Russia on Sunday broke all previous records for the region, officials said. Seventy per cent of Crimea’s 1.5 million voters cast their ballots by 17 p.m. local time, three hours before the polling stations were to close.(snip)Surveys ahead of the vote showed that about 80 percent of Crimeans favoured reunification with Russia. Crimea was part of Russia till 1954 when then Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev signed it off to Ukraine. Medjlis of Crimean Tatars denounced the referendum as illegal and called for its boycott. However, members of the rival Sebat group, who

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Surveys showing 80% favoring ´reunification´ seems high as almost 25% of the population affected is Ukrainian. Perhaps a lot of Ukrainians would rather be part of richer and more powerful Russia. Note that the Russian-named author uses terms like ´reuniting´ and ´reunification´.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: heartsurgeon, 3/16/2014 1:30:43 PM     (No. 9771085)

to paraphrase Stalin (by the way, this is how the Dems win elections), it doesn´t matter who votes, it matters who counts the vote.

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