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Ukraine Decries Crimea Separatist Referendum as Unfair

Ukraine’s government said it won’t accept the result of Crimea’s March 16 separatist referendum, whatever it is, saying the vote is unconstitutional and is neither free nor fair.

“There is no other way how to protest but to say to the international community that the results will not be valid,” Ukraine’s Foreign Affairs Minister Andriy Deshchytsya told reporters in Kiev yesterday. “We insist that international observers be there.”