What’s at Stake in the Crimea Referendum and How Will US React?
(NEW YORK) -- On Sunday, the region of Crimea will hold a referendum on whether to declare its independence from Ukraine and ask to be absorbed by Russia. The region’s leaders have suggested they might move quickly to join Russia after the vote, but the United States and its allies have warned of sanctions if that plan goes ahead. What are they voting on? There are two questions on the ballot.