In the free and fair referendum conducted today in Crimea, exit polls show that around ninety-seven per cent of Crimea citizens wish to be part of the Russian Federation, against around seven per cent who wish to remain part of the Republic of Ukraine. Turnout: Around 85%.
The questions on the referendum were:
1. To secede from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation
2. To remain part of Ukraine and enjoy a greater degree of autonomy
The turnout was eighty-five per cent of the population of Crimea.
Next: The Russian Parliament will vote within the next month on the request of Crimea to join the Russian Federation.
The Trump administration is looking for a replacement for the American military contingent in the north of Syria. If the United States agrees with Saudi Arabia, the situation in the south of the country will become a lot more intense as Iran and Israel stand on the brink of war
The United States is concerned about the current crisis in the relations with Russia and suggests returning to reasonable policies to avoid a nuclear war