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  3/7/2014, Adar Bet 5, 5774

Samantha Power Warns Against Crimea Referendum


Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, warned on Thursday that a referendum on the annexation of Crimea to Russia would be unlawful and would destabilize the situation in the region.

Earlier, the parliament of Crimea voted to join Russia and moved forward a national referendum on the issue.