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93% of voters suppport Crimea's accession to Russia exit polls
Voice of Russia ^ | 3/16/2014

Posted on 03/16/2014 11:53:06 AM PDT by 5etester

Polling stations in Crimea have closed, the referendum is over. According to the exit polls, 93 percent of people voted for Crimea's accession to Russia at the referendum.

A total of 93 percent of residents of Crimea voted for joining Russia at a referendum on Sunday, an exit poll publicized by the Rossiya 24 TV channel shows.

Seven percent of Crimeans favored being a part of Ukraine, it shows. The voter turnout exceeded 80 percent, the Crimean News Agency reported.

The voting ended at 20:00 pm local time. Crimeans were able to cast votes at 1,205 polling station. Read more: http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_03_16/93-of-voters-suppport-Crimeas-accession-to-Russia-exit-polls-8596/


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; Russia
KEYWORDS: crimea; crimeareferendum; eurasianunion; europeanunion; revanchism; russia; ukraine
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1 posted on 03/16/2014 11:53:06 AM PDT by 5etester
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To: 5etester

“. . . you don’t know how lucky you are, boy . . .”


2 posted on 03/16/2014 11:55:10 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: 5etester

I cannot help but ask a question — what if in the future, the vast majority of a California city decide to join Mexico? Will the USA let it?


3 posted on 03/16/2014 11:55:37 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

It might be tempting to get it off our back that way.


4 posted on 03/16/2014 11:57:39 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: 5etester

The tribe has spoken.


5 posted on 03/16/2014 11:57:54 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Why do you think we’re downsizing our military?


6 posted on 03/16/2014 11:58:44 AM PDT by satan (The tree of liberty is dying in the drought.)
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To: 5etester

What are the ODDS that Russias media is as controlled as our own?.. (or more)
Meaning polls will say whatever the oligarchs want it to say..

You know............................. like ours..


7 posted on 03/16/2014 11:58:57 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Olog-hai

“Back in the USSR” I’d wondered what that was talking about exactly because AFAIK nobody had left the USSR only to rejoin, when that song was published. But it looks like the Bear has just grabbed Crimea into the Russian Federation. Whatever that means.


8 posted on 03/16/2014 11:59:42 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Bienvenidos a la Alta California?


9 posted on 03/16/2014 12:00:04 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: satan

The Devil you say, satan!


10 posted on 03/16/2014 12:00:17 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“I cannot help but ask a question — what if in the future, the vast majority of a California city decide to join Mexico? Will the USA let it?”

That is exactly the issue, and the reason diversity and the failure to assimilate is such a bad idea. Liberals, with their insistence on keeping groups separate and identifiable have set us up for real problems.

Look up “The Conch Rebellion.” Key West succeeded from the union and declared independence. The US government set up a customs station and harried the heck out of people going both ways as if it were a border, making it a several hour affair in the hot sun. They also cut off power and water until Key West decided they had made a mistake.

I was astonished at how seriously the government took that bunch of bozos and at the hardball the government played.


11 posted on 03/16/2014 12:00:53 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: hosepipe

You mean after Putin took them over last December?


12 posted on 03/16/2014 12:01:43 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: hosepipe

The US and other western countries have supported very similar secessionist movements in many other places, making it more than a little difficult to take a principled stand against this one.

Example: Kossovo.

Crimea, historically, is less a province of Ukraine than Tibet is of China.

Another example of chickens coming home to roost.


13 posted on 03/16/2014 12:03:46 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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If you’ve ever seen Los Angeles County..it already IS Mexico


14 posted on 03/16/2014 12:04:18 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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15 posted on 03/16/2014 12:04:58 PM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: Gen.Blather

Well yeah if you want to be not part of Florida then you got to live with it. That’s survivable if you are a heavy commerce center like Singapore. Not for kicked back Key West.


16 posted on 03/16/2014 12:05:13 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: 5etester

“Unexpected?”


17 posted on 03/16/2014 12:06:08 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Sherman Logan

Crimea was supposedly ceded to Ukraine. But it would not be surprising if the Bear had actually wanted Ukraine to modernize it at the Ukraine’s expense, then pull a grab like right now.


18 posted on 03/16/2014 12:07:31 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: 5etester

I’ve heard that Crimea has also voted to change their name to “East Kosovo.”


19 posted on 03/16/2014 12:09:11 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Won’t happen. Vast majority of Mexico origin Californians escaped from Mexico. Why would they vote to join Mexico?


20 posted on 03/16/2014 12:10:13 PM PDT by entropy12 (If you did not vote, you helped elect the community organizer from south side of Chicago.)
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