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John Simpson: Crimea referendum won't change anything

Pro-Moscow authorities on the Crimean peninsula are holding a referendum on whether the region should separate from Ukraine and join Russia.

Ukraine's interim government, the EU and the US have condemned the move as "illegal".

John Simpson describes the "tense moment" in the region.

  • 12 Mar 2014
  • From the section Europe
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