Separatist leaders in four Ukrainian regions say referendums on joining Russia have begun

Head of the central electoral commission of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people’s republic Vladimir Vysotsky visits a polling station ahead of the planned referendum on the joining of the Donetsk people’s republic to Russia, in Donetsk, Ukraine, on September 22. (Alexander Ermochenko/Reuters) Four areas of Ukraine occupied by pro-Moscow forces are preparing to hold referendums on formally joining Russia, in a … Read more