Military tension high as Crimea holds referendum (9)

USA TODAY 2014.03.16 16:00
Charles McPhedran, Special to USA TODAY Soldiers without identifying insignia keep guard outside of a Ukrainian military base in the town of Perevevalne, near the Crimean city of Simferopol, on Sunday.(Photo: Spencer Platt, Getty Images) KIEV, Ukraine - The likelihood of a full-scale war breaking out between Russia and Ukraine continued to increase as Crimeans voted in an independence referendum Sunday.
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