Separatists claim victory in Ukraine
Donetsk voters OK self-rule, pro-Russia insurgents assert
Posted: May 12, 2014 at 5:54 a.m.
DONETSK, Ukraine -- Residents in eastern Ukraine formed long queues at polling stations Sunday to cast their votes in hastily organized independence referendums, defying the central government, which called the ballots illegal and funded by neighboring Russia.
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