Crimea exit poll: About 93% back Russia union

About 93% of Crimean voters have backed joining Russia and seceding from Ukraine, exit polls have suggested. Crowds of pro-Moscow voters celebrated in the main city of Simferopol, and Crimea’s pro-Russia leader said he would apply to join Russia on Monday. But many Crimeans loyal to Kiev boycotted the referendum, and the EU and US condemned it as illegal. Pro-Russian forces took control of Crimea in February after Ukraine’s pro-Moscow president was overthrown. Pro-Moscow crowds celebrated

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