Home > News > World
Monday March 17, 2014 MYT 5:25:02 PM
Monday March 17, 2014 MYT 5:25:54 PM
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Crimea's parliament applied to become part of Russia on Monday, a day after a referendum in the southern Ukrainian region showed overwhelming support for joining the Russian Federation.
The parliament "made a proposal to the Russian Federation to admit the Republic of Crimea as a new subject with the status of a republic," according to a statement on its website.
A Crimean parliamentary delegation was expected to arrive in Moscow on Monday to discuss the procedures required for the Black Sea peninsula to become part of the Russian Federation.
(Reporting by Lidia Kelly and Dmitry Antonov)
Nigerians vote in first genuine contest since end of dictatorship
U.S., allies target Islamic State in Tikrit, other Iraqi cities
Diplomats and U.N. staff flee Yemen as Houthis target Aden
Nestlé rewards consumers with biggest promotion ever
The great South Australian adventure
Living away from Malaysia can trigger a lot of different longings
Consumers likely to hold back on purchase due to GST, say developers
Neymar can break Pele's Brazil goal record, says Dunga
Facebook talks up need for virtual reality, big tech bets
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)