Defying international protests that called the process illegitimate, Crimea today went ahead with a referendum and voted overwhelmingly to join Russia. What was it like at the polls today? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with NewsHour’s chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner…

Mar 16

U.S. warns Russia on moves near east, south Ukraine

WASHINGTON -- With the Crimea referendum an apparent foregone conclusion and U.S. and European sanctions on Russia imminent, the Obama administration shifted its sites Sunday to stopping Russian military advances near eastern and southern Ukraine that could further…

PBS NewsHour producer Morgan Till is documenting his journey with chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner across Ukraine on Twitter. Today they are watching as voters throughout the Crimean Peninsula post ballots on a local referendum to decide whether the region…

WASHINGTON — The White House says that if Russian President Vladimir Putin doesn’t back down in Crimea, he will face penalties from the West that will hurt the Russian economy and diminish Moscow’s influence in the world. White House senior…

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