Ukraine parliament warns rebel Crimean assembly over referendum

by Reuters
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 10:22 GMT

KIEV, March 11 (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament on Tuesday warned the regional assembly in Crimea, which is now controlled by pro-Russia forces, that it faces dissolution unless it cancels a referendum it has called to join the region to Russia.

A resolution, supported by a parliamentary vote, gave the rebel Crimean parliament until Wednesday to call off the referendum, due to take place on March 16.

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