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Scotland Rejects Independence In Historic Referendum

Why Scots decided to remain part of the United Kingdom

September 19, 2014

Endorse This: Groundskeeper Willie’s Guide To Scottish Independence

See what Groundskeeper Willie has to say about Scottish independence.

September 18, 2014

Better Together?

Is the world ready for Scottish independence?

September 18, 2014

For The Love Of Scotland

The referendum on independence will be decided by voters whose hearts say yes but whose heads say no.

September 17, 2014

Another Scotch Verdict

September 12, 2014

Ukraine Rebels Snub Putin To Press Ahead With Referendum

Donetsk (Ukraine) – Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in east Ukraine vowed Thursday to press on with a disputed independence referendum, ignoring a call from President Vladimir Putin to postpone the vote in a bid to ease tensions. “The vote will happen on May 11,” the leader of the self-proclaimed People’s Republic of Donetsk, Denis Pushilin, told […]

May 8, 2014

Questions Surround Crimea Referendum, Where Turnout In Sevastapol Was Reported At 123 Percent

By Matthew Schofield, McClatchy Foreign Staff KIEV, Ukraine — The talk on the streets of the Ukrainian capital Monday was all about Sunday’s referendum in Crimea, which saw a close to unanimous vote in favor of the Black Sea peninsula seceding from Ukraine and becoming part of Russia. Officially, the joining-Russia option on the ballot […]

March 17, 2014

Crimea Moves To Join Russia As West Readies Sanctions

Simferopol (Ukraine) (AFP) – Crimea was due to formally apply to join Russia on Monday after voting to split from Ukraine, as Europe prepared to hit Moscow with a wave of sanctions in the worst East-West stand-off since the Cold War. An overwhelming 96.6 percent of voters on the mostly Russian-speaking peninsula chose to secede […]

March 17, 2014

Crimea Votes On Joining Russia Amid Soaring Tensions

Simferopol (Ukraine) (AFP) – Crimeans voted Sunday in a referendum to join Russia as tensions escalated in eastern Ukraine in the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War. Russia President Vladimir Putin vowed to “respect” the outcome of the vote in a region that is now under the de facto control of Russian forces despite […]

March 16, 2014

Idaho Voters Will Decide Fate of State Education Reform

Idahoans for Responsible Education Reform, a group of citizens seeking to repeal that state’s new education laws that ended tenure, prevented collective bargaining and tied pay and bonuses to student success, has collected enough signatures for a referendum. Michael Lanza, head of Idahoans for Responsible Education Reform, said the number of signatures shows public sentiment. […]

June 15, 2011