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  • Duma Speaker calls referendum in Crimea historic event for Russia

    03/16/2014 1:39:30 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 4 replies
    Itar-Tass ^ | 03/16/2014 | Itar-Tass
    MOSCOW, March 16. /ITAR-TASS/. Sunday’s referendum in Crimea, in which the voters expressed their will on the future of their region, is a historic moment for Russia, State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin said in an interview with the Moscow-based Channel One television channel. He called for awaiting the final results of the referendum first, yet he underlined the fact Russia had mostly been losing people in previous years. “And here at last we’re getting our compatriots back,” Naryshkin said. “So that’s a historic moment for Russia.” “The figures produced by the referendum speak for themselves, just look at the voters’...