Archive for March 16th, 2014

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March 16, 2014, by Michael Bowman of VOANews

Voters in Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula have cast ballots in a referendum widely expected to endorse joining Russia.  The United States and the European Union strongly objected to the vote, and […]

Declaring victory, Crimean and Russian officials pledge fast integration

March 16, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

With one exit poll showing that 93 per cent of Crimeans voted to join Russia, the peninsula’s pro-Kremlin prime minister and a Russian nationali ...

Serbian Progressive Party triumphs in March 16 elections

March 16, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

According to the Center for Free Elections and Democracy (CESID) preliminary results, the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) gained an absolute majority ...

Vucic’s SNS takes about 50% in Serbian snap parliamentary elections – reports

March 16, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Aleksandar Vucic’s Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) got somewhere between 48 and 50 per cent of the vote in Serbia’s snap parliamentary ele ...

  • Crimean PM: 93 per cent of voters want to join Russia
    March 16, 2014, by VOANews

    Crimea’s prime minister says preliminary results from Sunday’s referendum on whether to break away from Ukraine indicate that 93 percent voted for their region to join Russia. Less than one […]

  • Turnout in disputed Crimea vote about 64 per cent
    March 16, 2014, by VOANews

    The polls have closed in a controverisal referendum for the southern Ukrainian region of Crimea to break away and become a part of Russia.  Voter turnout in Crimea was estimated […]

  • Crimean secession likely to spark economic disorder
    March 16, 2014, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    When Crimea’s two million people wake up Monday after likely having voted in Sunday’s snap referendum to break with Ukraine in favor of joining the Russian Federation they will quickly […]