Tensions rise in Ukraine as referendum nears (6)

ZeeNews 2014.03.15 22:02
Simferopol: Dozens of billboards throughout the capital of the restive Ukrainian republic of Crimea proclaim "Together With Russia," but a few have been hit by spray-painters who scrawled out "Russia" and replaced it with "Ukraine." Crimea, a strategically important Black Sea peninsula that is home to a key Russian naval base, holds a referendum tomorrow on whether to seek annexation by Russia.
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